Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 362 385
Rank change year-on-year +80 +23 +17
Permanent jobs citing SMS 78 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.033% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.60% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 67 3 4
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -29.41% -
10th Percentile £22,900 £27,500 £31,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,500 £44,275
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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,164 2,029 2,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.51% 16.61% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,670 1,594 2,155
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in the East of England

SMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SMS in the East of England

SMS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in the East of England

SMS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 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
Cambridgeshire +10 26 £42,500 -34.62% 5
Hertfordshire - 24 £29,250 -
Norfolk - 12 £37,000 -
Essex +30 10 £39,500 - 2
Suffolk - 6 £31,750 -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
2 24 (30.77%) C#
2 24 (30.77%) HTML
2 24 (30.77%) .NET
3 22 (28.21%) CSS
4 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
5 19 (24.36%) MVC
6 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (23.08%) MySQL
7 17 (21.79%) Chatbot
8 16 (20.51%) XML
8 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
8 16 (20.51%) Robotics
9 15 (19.23%) JSON
9 15 (19.23%) TDD
10 14 (17.95%) PHP
11 13 (16.67%) Finance
11 13 (16.67%) Legal
11 13 (16.67%) HTML5
12 12 (15.38%) CSS3
12 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 11 (14.10%) Windows
13 11 (14.10%) OO
13 11 (14.10%) Python
13 11 (14.10%) Data Modelling
13 11 (14.10%) Data Management
13 11 (14.10%) Ruby
13 11 (14.10%) Private Cloud
14 10 (12.82%) Software Delivery

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (10.26%) Apache
2 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.69%) CMS
3 4 (5.13%) WordPress
4 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.28%) Drupal
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Firewall
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) DNS
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.56%) VLAN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) MySQL
2 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.56%) Informix
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
1 13 (16.67%) Legal
2 10 (12.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.56%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) IT Support
6 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.13%) Junior
7 4 (5.13%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Marketing Executive
7 4 (5.13%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) .NET
1 24 (30.77%) HTML
2 22 (28.21%) CSS
3 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 16 (20.51%) XML
4 15 (19.23%) JSON
5 13 (16.67%) HTML5
6 12 (15.38%) CSS3
7 8 (10.26%) jQuery
8 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (8.97%) Web Services
9 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.13%) Node.js
11 3 (3.85%) Laravel
11 3 (3.85%) React
11 3 (3.85%) Sass
12 2 (2.56%) iOS SDK
12 2 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.51%) Robotics
3 11 (14.10%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) MVC
2 18 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.23%) TDD
4 11 (14.10%) Data Management
4 11 (14.10%) Data Modelling
4 11 (14.10%) OO
5 10 (12.82%) Creative Thinking
5 10 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
5 10 (12.82%) Software Delivery
6 9 (11.54%) Web Development
7 7 (8.97%) Analytics
7 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.97%) CRM
7 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
7 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.97%) Project Management
7 7 (8.97%) Software Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Data Science
8 6 (7.69%) Physics
8 6 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
2 24 (30.77%) C#
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 14 (17.95%) PHP
5 12 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.10%) Python
6 11 (14.10%) Ruby
7 6 (7.69%) Perl
8 5 (6.41%) Java
8 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.56%) C
10 2 (2.56%) C++
10 2 (2.56%) Delphi
10 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) HND
2 7 (8.97%) Degree
3 6 (7.69%) PhD
4 2 (2.56%) CISM
4 2 (2.56%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) SANS
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) GCP
2 4 (5.13%) QA
3 3 (3.85%) PMO
4 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.56%) SLA
5 1 (1.28%) COBIT
5 1 (1.28%) COSO
5 1 (1.28%) GDPR
5 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Adobe
1 4 (5.13%) Citrix
1 4 (5.13%) IBM
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) VMware
3 2 (2.56%) Google
3 2 (2.56%) Symantec
4 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.28%) Juniper
4 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.28%) RedGate
4 1 (1.28%) Sencha
4 1 (1.28%) Sitecore