Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 80 -
Rank change year-on-year +44 - +85
Permanent jobs citing SMS 33 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.20% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.58% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 31 1 0
Devon median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% - -
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +21.43%

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 Devon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 129 134 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 24.25% 19.59% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 97 118 61
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +20.69% -9.38%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,925 £20,750
90th Percentile £48,000 £53,750 £45,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Devon

SMS
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for SMS in Devon

SMS
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Devon over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Devon

SMS
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Devon region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Plymouth - 26 £34,000 -
Exeter +29 7 £33,500 +3.08%
SMS
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for SMS.

1 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) C#
4 14 (42.42%) C++
4 14 (42.42%) PHP
4 14 (42.42%) MySQL
4 14 (42.42%) JIRA
4 14 (42.42%) OpenStack
4 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
5 11 (33.33%) SDLC
6 10 (30.30%) MVC
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 9 (27.27%) JSON
8 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
8 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (24.24%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) CSS
8 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 8 (24.24%) Scrum
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
9 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
9 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.21%) Google
9 7 (21.21%) OO
9 7 (21.21%) XML

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 14 (42.42%) OpenStack
2 7 (21.21%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (21.21%) IaaS
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (21.21%) PaaS
2 7 (21.21%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 14 (42.42%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Software Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 9 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Angular Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Automation Tester
4 7 (21.21%) Developer in Test
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) PHP Developer
4 7 (21.21%) React Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Software Tester
4 7 (21.21%) Test Automation Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) JSON
2 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
2 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) Laravel
3 7 (21.21%) Middleware
3 7 (21.21%) React
3 7 (21.21%) XML
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.06%) jQuery
5 2 (6.06%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) SOAP
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) SDLC
3 10 (30.30%) MVC
4 9 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps
6 7 (21.21%) OO
6 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
7 6 (18.18%) Project Management
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
9 2 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (6.06%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 17 (51.52%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) C++
3 14 (42.42%) PHP
4 9 (27.27%) Python
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) C
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.06%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) ISEB
1 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
3 1 (3.03%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
1 7 (21.21%) Kibana
1 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes
1 7 (21.21%) Nagios
1 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
1 7 (21.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Google
1 7 (21.21%) VMware