Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 216 244
Rank change year-on-year +15 +28 +8
Permanent jobs citing SMS 10 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 2.63% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 1
East Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £32,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.62% -50.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £16,500 £25,850 £62,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -23.00% +11.11%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 686 684 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.23% 13.20% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 458 562 684
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,675 £24,025 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,988 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in the East Midlands

SMS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for SMS in the East Midlands

SMS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SMS in the East Midlands

SMS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +26 9 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Leicestershire -30 1 £37,500 -2.60% 1
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SMS.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (60.00%) SOLID
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (50.00%) Vue.js
3 5 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 5 (50.00%) React
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) SaaS
3 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (50.00%) Docker
3 5 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 5 (50.00%) Angular 2
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Azure Developer
3 5 (50.00%) React Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 5 (50.00%) React
2 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (50.00%) Vue.js
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) SOLID
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Groovy
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle