Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Devon
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 73 77
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing SMS 14 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.82% 0.65% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.47% 4.94% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £33,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% - -
South West median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% -9.41% +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 85 81 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 17.14% 13.21% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 86
Devon median annual salary £32,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.86% +16.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £20,875 £20,500 £21,264
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,017 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 - 10 £33,250 -
Exeter +25 4 £32,500 -3.70% 1
SMS
South West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) SDLC
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB

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 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) React Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) Laravel
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) React
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Kibana
1 2 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Google
1 2 (14.29%) VMware