Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 170 139
Rank change year-on-year +34 -31 +41
Permanent jobs citing SMS 14 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.59% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 1.96% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 0
Cheshire median annual salary £30,750 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.65% - -
North West median annual salary £33,250 £32,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.31% -35.00% +92.31%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 370 509 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.68% 16.37% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 292 371 270
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.67% -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 16 December 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
Warrington +11 3 £27,500 -3.51%
Runcorn - 3 £16,500 -
Macclesfield +20 2 £30,750 +9.82%
Chester +16 2 £45,500 +7.06%
SMS
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
1 5 (35.71%) Business Development
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Billing
3 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) BT
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) SaaS
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
4 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (14.29%) Service Design
4 2 (14.29%) Escalation Management
4 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
4 2 (14.29%) GDPR
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Flash
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery

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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Responsys
2 1 (7.14%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
1 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Billing
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Account Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Business Development Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (14.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Campaign Executive
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing Executive
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Marketing Executive
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Marketing Executive
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) LESS
3 1 (7.14%) Pug
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Sass
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Twig
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Development
1 5 (35.71%) CRM
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 2 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 2 (14.29%) Escalation Management
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Design
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) ES6
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) GDPR
3 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) BT
2 2 (14.29%) Cadence
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata