Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 244 249
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing SMS 22 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.082% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.28% 0.57% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 6
East Midlands median annual salary £30,000 - £75,000
10th Percentile £19,525 - £25,625
90th Percentile £48,375 - £85,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -7.22%

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 670 877 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.69% 14.46% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 566 639 841
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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
Nottinghamshire +12 8 £33,500 - 3
Leicestershire +27 7 £38,500 - 3
Lincolnshire - 4 £30,000 -
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 - 4
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SMS.

1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) C#
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
8 3 (13.64%) Capita
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (13.64%) VB6
8 3 (13.64%) Use Case
8 3 (13.64%) WCF
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Drupal
1 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Moq
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (13.64%) Classic ASP
7 3 (13.64%) WCF
8 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) HTML5
9 1 (4.55%) Laravel
9 1 (4.55%) Sass
9 1 (4.55%) ServiceStack
9 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) MVC
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) VB6
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Capita
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Zend