Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 185 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +186
Permanent jobs citing SMS 32 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 0.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 2.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 0
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,000 £56,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.56% - -
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% -

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 739 805 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.06% 21.29% 17.71%
Number of salaries quoted 450 644 570
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,125 £61,250 £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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +18 23 £45,000 -20.00% 2
Peterborough -26 9 £40,000 - 1
SMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 12 (37.50%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (28.13%) Data Management
3 9 (28.13%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (25.00%) PhD
4 8 (25.00%) Apache
4 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (25.00%) Physics
4 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (25.00%) Analytics
4 8 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 8 (25.00%) Data Science
5 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
5 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) GCP
6 6 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (15.63%) QA
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

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 8 (25.00%) Apache
1 8 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
2 2 (6.25%) SAS
2 2 (6.25%) WordPress
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) HBase
5 1 (3.13%) Informix
5 1 (3.13%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) GitLab
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Data Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) CRM Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) ICT Manager
5 1 (3.13%) ICT Support
5 1 (3.13%) IT Support
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.13%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Database Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Server Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 6 (18.75%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) Keras
4 2 (6.25%) NumPy
4 2 (6.25%) Pandas
4 2 (6.25%) scikit-learn
4 2 (6.25%) SciPy
5 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.13%) Kafka
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) React
5 1 (3.13%) Redux
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (28.13%) Data Management
3 8 (25.00%) Analytics
3 8 (25.00%) Data Science
3 8 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (25.00%) Physics
3 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) CRM
7 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C#
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) PhD
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) GCP
2 5 (15.63%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) RedGate
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) VMware