Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 154 174
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 +20
Permanent jobs citing SMS 16 49 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.44% 1.29% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 8.07% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 0
Bristol median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 -
South West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 -
% change year-on-year +6.02% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 468 607 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.86% 16.02% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 359 478 385
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,500 £23,600
90th Percentile £60,250 £65,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +9.33% -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Bristol

SMS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SMS in Bristol

SMS
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SMS.

1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) GPRS
3 3 (18.75%) GSM
3 3 (18.75%) UMTS
3 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
3 3 (18.75%) SLA
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) LTE
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
4 2 (12.50%) Contract Management
4 2 (12.50%) GDPR
4 2 (12.50%) Service Design
4 2 (12.50%) Escalation Management

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) GPRS
1 3 (18.75%) GSM
1 3 (18.75%) LTE
1 3 (18.75%) UMTS
1 3 (18.75%) WCDMA
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Appium
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) GPRS Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) GSM Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) LTE Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) WCDMA Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Flash
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.25%) CGI
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Cyberattack
1 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
2 3 (18.75%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Design
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Cadence
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya