Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 43 50
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 1.55% 1.03% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 6.67% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £29,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £42,000 £40,750 £52,500
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -30.00% +53.85%

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 Bolton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27 30 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 20.93% 15.46% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 53
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,100 £21,600
90th Percentile £55,500 £77,500 £52,500
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £39,000 £42,046
% change year-on-year +10.26% -7.24% +12.12%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Bolton

SMS
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for SMS in Bolton

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 Bolton region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL