The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 256 313
Rank change year-on-year +21 +57  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.039% 0.047% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £63,750 £40,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.37% -21.56%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 847 1053 1552
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.31% 16.51% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 745 919 1343
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

SMS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SMS in the City of London

SMS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) Erlang

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cassandra Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Scala Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Microservices
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Erlang
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Lua
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
City, London
mkodo
Salary: £45,000-55,000 per annum plus Pension and other benefits
Posted: 27 days ago