Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 358 366
Rank change year-on-year +36 +8 -5
Permanent jobs citing SMS 46 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 0.66% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 40 9 5
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £52,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.10% -22.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £32,650
90th Percentile £56,375 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £39,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.50% +11.11% -6.74%

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 2,285 1,976 2,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.32% 15.64% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,876 1,536 2,269
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,600
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 February 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 24 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
Norfolk - 17 £37,250 -
Cambridgeshire -36 9 £39,500 -39.23% 5
Essex - 8 £30,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £24,000 - 3
Suffolk - 5 £23,500 -
Bedfordshire +23 1 £62,500 +25.00%
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 of England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) PHP
5 15 (32.61%) C#
6 14 (30.43%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) .NET
8 10 (21.74%) Perl
9 9 (19.57%) Python
9 9 (19.57%) Web Development
10 8 (17.39%) jQuery
10 8 (17.39%) XML
10 8 (17.39%) MVC
10 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.22%) MySQL
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.22%) Marketing
11 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
12 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
12 6 (13.04%) Degree
12 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
12 6 (13.04%) CRM
12 6 (13.04%) CMS
13 5 (10.87%) Windows
13 5 (10.87%) C
13 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
13 5 (10.87%) Java

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 6 (13.04%) CMS
2 4 (8.70%) WordPress
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DHCP
1 3 (6.52%) DNS
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.52%) VLAN
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) VoIP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.17%) Informix
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.17%) TestRail
4 1 (2.17%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (15.22%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Games
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Marketing Executive
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) CRM Executive
7 3 (6.52%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) HTML
2 18 (39.13%) CSS
3 13 (28.26%) .NET
4 8 (17.39%) jQuery
4 8 (17.39%) XML
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.22%) JSON
6 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.70%) Web Services
9 3 (6.52%) HTML5
9 3 (6.52%) iOS SDK
9 3 (6.52%) Node.js
9 3 (6.52%) Sass
10 2 (4.35%) Android SDK
10 2 (4.35%) CSS3
10 2 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.35%) LAMP
10 2 (4.35%) Laravel
10 2 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Android
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Web Development
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) MVC
3 6 (13.04%) CRM
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
5 4 (8.70%) Data Management
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.52%) SDLC
7 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) MVVM
7 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) PHP
3 15 (32.61%) C#
4 14 (30.43%) SQL
5 10 (21.74%) Perl
6 9 (19.57%) Python
7 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.87%) C
8 5 (10.87%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
9 4 (8.70%) C++
10 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
10 3 (6.52%) Ruby
11 2 (4.35%) Delphi
11 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
11 2 (4.35%) Scala
11 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
12 1 (2.17%) ES6
12 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.35%) CISM
2 2 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) CEH
3 1 (2.17%) CISA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) CRISC
3 1 (2.17%) GIAC
3 1 (2.17%) GPEN
3 1 (2.17%) GSEC
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) COSO
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) WSUS
2 1 (2.17%) Grafana
2 1 (2.17%) Munin
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Salt
2 1 (2.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco
2 3 (6.52%) VMware
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (2.17%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.17%) Mitel
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.17%) Sencha
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore