Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 222 256
Rank change year-on-year +56 +34 +16
Permanent jobs citing SMS 55 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.12% 0.22% 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.22% 1.49% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 55 10 2
East Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £38,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.08% +50.98% +50.00%
10th Percentile £15,750 £31,925 £17,800
90th Percentile £45,000 £61,250 £34,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00% -

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 762 806 1,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.52% 15.00% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 632 647 823
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,125 £58,750 £52,500
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +48 32 £19,750 -48.70% 1
Leicestershire - 18 £31,000 -
Northamptonshire -12 2 £38,750 -32.61%
Derbyshire 0 1 £25,000 -33.33% 1
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 17 (30.91%) Capita
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
5 12 (21.82%) C#
6 9 (16.36%) .NET
7 8 (14.55%) HTML
7 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 7 (12.73%) MVC
8 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.91%) User Stories
9 6 (10.91%) Marketing
9 6 (10.91%) Windows
10 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.09%) CSS
10 5 (9.09%) Cisco
10 5 (9.09%) Degree
10 5 (9.09%) Selenium
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Analytics
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
11 4 (7.27%) SpecFlow
11 4 (7.27%) Gherkin
11 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.27%) RabbitMQ

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 4 (7.27%) IIS
1 4 (7.27%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) ISDN
2 2 (3.64%) PBX
2 2 (3.64%) PSTN
2 2 (3.64%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.64%) DB2
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Selenium
2 4 (7.27%) SpecFlow
2 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) gulp
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 6 (10.91%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Polish Language
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (16.36%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (16.36%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 9 (16.36%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Marketing Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Marketing Data Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) Gherkin
4 4 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.45%) Vue.js
6 2 (3.64%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.64%) CSS3
6 2 (3.64%) Express
6 2 (3.64%) MSMQ
6 2 (3.64%) Node.js
6 2 (3.64%) React
6 2 (3.64%) REST
6 2 (3.64%) Sass
6 2 (3.64%) SOAP
6 2 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) MVC
3 7 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (10.91%) Test Scripting
4 6 (10.91%) User Stories
5 5 (9.09%) Analytics
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.27%) Change Management
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Manual Testing
6 4 (7.27%) TDD
7 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.45%) SDLC
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
8 2 (3.64%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) C#
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) R
5 2 (3.64%) Groovy
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Capita
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Remedy
4 2 (3.64%) Avaya
4 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Mitel
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Coremetrics
5 1 (1.82%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) Veeam