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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 125 128 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.33% 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £43,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.09% -21.57%  

SMS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 248 279 318
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.49% 15.06% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 187 238 285
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing SMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SMS.

1 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 10 (100.00%) ITSM
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (100.00%) Cadence
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Flash
1 10 (100.00%) SLA
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
1 10 (100.00%) Business Development
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 10 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 10 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 10 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 10 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (100.00%) Service Design
1 10 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 10 (100.00%) Contract Management

SMS
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 10 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 10 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Service Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Development
1 10 (100.00%) Contract Management
1 10 (100.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 10 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 10 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) ITSM
1 10 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 10 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 10 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 10 (100.00%) Service Design
1 10 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 10 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cadence