Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 275 275 359
Rank change year-on-year 0 +84 +19
Permanent jobs citing SMS 12 78 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.16% 0.64% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 3.58% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 68 4
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £38,625 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £57,500 £66,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +5.88%

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 1,487 2,177 2,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.60% 17.82% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 1,670 1,622
East of England median annual salary £42,940 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.58% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +34 9 £50,000 +70.94% 1
Essex +27 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) HND
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) Robotics
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) Chatbot
2 6 (50.00%) Conversational UI
3 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (33.33%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 3 (25.00%) Social Media
5 2 (16.67%) API Development

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 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Robotics
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (50.00%) Conversational UI
1 6 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) API Development
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) JCL
3 1 (8.33%) Lua
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) HND
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com