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

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 229 247
Rank change year-on-year +40 +18 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 43 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.036% 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 43 1 4
East Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £15,750 £33,750 £18,700
90th Percentile £48,000 £41,250 £33,825
England median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -5.56%

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 667 781 1,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.12% 14.01% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 583 607 796
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,900 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,800 £56,750 £54,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 May 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 May 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 +41 24 £32,500 - 3
Leicestershire - 15 £30,000 - 5
Derbyshire -9 2 £26,250 -30.00% 3
Northamptonshire - 2 £38,750 -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 12 (27.91%) ITIL
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Capita
2 11 (25.58%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
4 7 (16.28%) .NET
4 7 (16.28%) CSS
4 7 (16.28%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco
6 5 (11.63%) Degree
7 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) User Stories
7 4 (9.30%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.30%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Windows
7 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.98%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) Linux
8 3 (6.98%) SAS
8 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
8 3 (6.98%) TDD
8 3 (6.98%) Selenium

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 3 (6.98%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) ISDN
1 2 (4.65%) PBX
1 2 (4.65%) PSTN
1 2 (4.65%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Selenium
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.33%) gulp
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Moq
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Polish Language
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (20.93%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 9 (20.93%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (11.63%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.98%) Junior
6 3 (6.98%) Marketing Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (6.98%) CSS3
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (6.98%) React
4 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.65%) Angular 2
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.65%) Express
5 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.65%) MSMQ
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 2 (4.65%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) MVC
3 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
3 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (9.30%) Scrum
3 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
3 4 (9.30%) User Stories
4 3 (6.98%) Analytics
4 3 (6.98%) TDD
5 2 (4.65%) Android Development
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) Kanban
5 2 (4.65%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Project Management
5 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.65%) Time Management
5 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) C#
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) R
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) Groovy
5 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Capita
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Avaya
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Mitel
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Coremetrics
4 1 (2.33%) Dell
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Zend