Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 235 270
Rank change year-on-year +13 +35 +39
Permanent jobs citing SMS 33 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 0.33% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 1.40% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 17
Berkshire median annual salary £44,500 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.82% -45.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,850 £37,500
90th Percentile £54,050 £48,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -11.11% -

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,264 1,496 2,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.22% 23.22% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1,154 1,826
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,900 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £70,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Berkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 17 £45,000 +63.64% 4
Bracknell -12 6 £50,000 +194.12%
Hungerford +14 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Newbury -4 2 £34,500 -27.37%
Wokingham -11 1 £37,000 +60.87% 1
Maidenhead -52 1 £27,500 -
Slough - 1 £28,000 -
SMS
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (30.30%) .NET
3 10 (30.30%) HTML
4 7 (21.21%) C#
4 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (18.18%) Power BI
5 6 (18.18%) Java
5 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) Web Development
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (18.18%) HTML5
6 5 (15.15%) WPF
6 5 (15.15%) XAML
6 5 (15.15%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) SOAP
6 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
6 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) XML
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) CRM
6 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
6 5 (15.15%) ERP
6 5 (15.15%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) Web Services
7 4 (12.12%) Firmware
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) Git (software)

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
1 3 (9.09%) Skype
1 3 (9.09%) VoIP
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) PBX
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Power BI
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
3 4 (12.12%) PHP Programmer
3 4 (12.12%) PHP Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) PHP Web Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Programmer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Programmer
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Programmer
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Web Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
1 10 (30.30%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.18%) HTML5
3 5 (15.15%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) jQuery
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
3 5 (15.15%) WPF
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) Ajax
5 2 (6.06%) Symfony
5 2 (6.06%) Vue.js
6 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.03%) CSS3
6 1 (3.03%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
1 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.18%) Web Development
3 5 (15.15%) CRM
3 5 (15.15%) ERP
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (18.18%) PHP
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
4 5 (15.15%) XAML
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Dell
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Mitel
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau