Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 229 273
Rank change year-on-year -14 +44 +30
Permanent jobs citing SMS 17 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 2.11% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 9
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.64% -45.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £28,500 £19,675 £46,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £44,950 £53,500
South East median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -21.88% -30.18%

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 1,086 1,325 2,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.09% 21.63% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1,005 1,590
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £29,975
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +6 10 £45,000 +63.64%
Bracknell -11 4 £60,000 +252.94%
Wokingham 0 1 £37,000 +60.87%
Slough -5 1 £28,000 -25.33%
SMS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware
3 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (11.76%) Power BI
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Skype
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (11.76%) Vue.js
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax

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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) Skype
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) PBX
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
3 2 (11.76%) PHP Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Symfony
2 2 (11.76%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.88%) IVR
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
2 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Mitel
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau