The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 -  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £46,250 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.16% -  
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.76% +21.42%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 261 178 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.96% 18.29% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 192 135 201
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,254
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Cheshire

SMS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £42,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £50,000 - 1
Knutsford - 1 - -
SMS
North West

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

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Sitefinity
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Executive
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing Executive
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing Executive
1 1 (25.00%) Software Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) Tandem
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Pay per click
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
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