Period
to 22 October 2018

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

Short Message Service (SMS)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 178 176
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +13
Permanent jobs citing SMS 19 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.55% 0.64% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 2.90% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 0
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -16.67% -12.20% -16.33%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 721 829 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.80% 21.95% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 473 675 551
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Cambridgeshire

SMS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +28 13 £50,000 -
Peterborough -37 6 £43,000 -
SMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (21.05%) Physics
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (21.05%) QA
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) PhD
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
5 4 (21.05%) Data Science
6 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
6 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Apache
6 3 (15.79%) MySQL
6 3 (15.79%) Linux

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 4 (21.05%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) WordPress
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.26%) HBase
4 1 (5.26%) Informix
4 1 (5.26%) MariaDB
4 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) GitLab
2 1 (5.26%) Gradle
2 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Database Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) Keras
3 2 (10.53%) NumPy
3 2 (10.53%) Pandas
3 2 (10.53%) scikit-learn
3 2 (10.53%) SciPy
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) LAMP
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) React
4 1 (5.26%) Redux
4 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) Data Management
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Data Science
3 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 4 (21.05%) Physics
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Numerical Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) OOP
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) RedGate
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore