Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.45% 1.07% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 9.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Chester median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% - -
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -45.00% +66.67% -

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 Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26 33 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 9.42% 11.74% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 38
Chester median annual salary £26,750 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.56% +23.29% -5.81%
10th Percentile £23,760 £20,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,500
Cheshire median annual salary £41,337 £40,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.07% +24.62% -13.33%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Chester

SMS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SMS in Chester

SMS
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Chester over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Chester region with a requirement for SMS.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) CyberArk
2 3 (75.00%) SailPoint
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Sybase
4 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Servlets
4 1 (25.00%) RACF
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) webpack
4 1 (25.00%) gulp
4 1 (25.00%) ES6
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Pug
4 1 (25.00%) Twig
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
1 1 (25.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) SailPoint
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Pug
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CyberArk
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAP