Period
to 22 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 137 180
Rank change year-on-year -43 +43 +8
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 61 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.11% 1.63% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 9.26% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 59 0
Bristol median annual salary £65,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.94% - -
South West median annual salary £35,000 £41,000 -
% change year-on-year -14.63% - -

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 546 659 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.03% 17.63% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 390 570 375
Bristol median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £60,925 £62,625 £62,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +8.97% +4.00%

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 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SMS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Cyberattack
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) LTE
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) GPRS
2 1 (25.00%) GSM
2 1 (25.00%) UMTS
2 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (25.00%) CGI

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) GPRS
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) UMTS
1 1 (25.00%) WCDMA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) GPRS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) GSM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) LTE Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WCDMA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Cyberattack
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree