Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 258 262
Rank change year-on-year +49 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing SMS 20 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.62% 0.97% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 5
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £65,000 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.54% -23.53% -
England median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% -5.55%

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 764 1033 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.49% 15.68% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 619 775 799
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +6.85%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,225 £21,780
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +14 8 £38,500 -40.77%
Derbyshire - 4 £36,250 -
Leicestershire +23 3 £38,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £57,500 -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SMS.

1 11 (55.00%) .NET
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) Marketing
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
8 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (15.00%) JSON
6 3 (15.00%) WCF
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) React
8 1 (5.00%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing Technology
1 1 (5.00%) Social Media
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Lean Manufacturing
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) CISM
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle