Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 181 197
Rank change year-on-year +20 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing SMS 43 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.12% 0.031% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.36% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 0 1
Bristol median annual salary £36,500 - £40,500
10th Percentile £24,250 - £37,750
90th Percentile £52,500 - £43,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 - £35,000

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 584 478 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.26% 14.84% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 461 394 624
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,613
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
4 9 (20.93%) ISEB
4 9 (20.93%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) CSS
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) .NET
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.60%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (16.28%) Service Design
6 7 (16.28%) Escalation Management
6 7 (16.28%) Contract Management
6 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery Management
6 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (16.28%) Critical Success Factor
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
6 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 7 (16.28%) Cadence
6 7 (16.28%) VMware
6 7 (16.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (16.28%) Statistics
6 7 (16.28%) Business Development
6 7 (16.28%) Financial Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) ITSM

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 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Confluence
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Delivery Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Service Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) CSS
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) .NET
3 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
3 7 (16.28%) Flash
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.63%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
6 3 (6.98%) JSON
6 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
6 3 (6.98%) WPF
6 3 (6.98%) XHTML
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
8 1 (2.33%) HTML5
8 1 (2.33%) LAMP
8 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
3 8 (18.60%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 8 (18.60%) Mentoring
3 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.28%) Business Development
4 7 (16.28%) Contract Management
4 7 (16.28%) Critical Success Factor
4 7 (16.28%) Escalation Management
4 7 (16.28%) Financial Modelling
4 7 (16.28%) ITSM
4 7 (16.28%) Performance Management
4 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery Management
4 7 (16.28%) Service Design
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (16.28%) Statistics
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.30%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) R
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
1 4 (9.30%) XenApp
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (2.33%) RHEV
3 1 (2.33%) Samba
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Cadence
1 7 (16.28%) VMware
2 4 (9.30%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Genesys
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Pardot
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds