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

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 319 365
Rank change year-on-year +51 +46 +37
Permanent jobs citing SMS 80 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.69% 0.31% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 1.76% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 71 27 3
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £29,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £75,000 £44,350
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 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 2,073 2,154 2,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.01% 17.74% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 1,753 1,863
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,050 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 August 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 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
Cambridgeshire +17 32 £43,000 -23.56% 4
Hertfordshire +22 24 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Essex +45 16 £34,250 -2.14% 3
Norfolk +21 5 £29,000 -35.56%
Suffolk - 3 £36,250 -
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 of England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 30 (37.50%) HTML
2 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 28 (35.00%) CSS
3 22 (27.50%) .NET
3 22 (27.50%) MySQL
4 21 (26.25%) C#
5 20 (25.00%) SQL
5 20 (25.00%) Finance
6 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
7 18 (22.50%) MVC
8 17 (21.25%) PHP
9 16 (20.00%) TDD
9 16 (20.00%) Robotics
9 16 (20.00%) Chatbot
10 14 (17.50%) Python
11 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.25%) Legal
11 13 (16.25%) Web Development
12 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (15.00%) CSS3
12 12 (15.00%) Data Management
12 12 (15.00%) OO
12 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
13 11 (13.75%) XML
13 11 (13.75%) HTML5
13 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
13 11 (13.75%) Ruby
13 11 (13.75%) JSON
13 11 (13.75%) Private Cloud

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 9 (11.25%) Apache
2 8 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (8.75%) WordPress
4 4 (5.00%) CMS
5 3 (3.75%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) Drupal
6 2 (2.50%) SAS
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Chatbot
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.25%) AdWords
3 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.25%) Slack
3 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) LAN
1 2 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) RapidIO
2 1 (1.25%) VLAN
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) MySQL
2 10 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.50%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) Informix
6 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.25%) HBase
7 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.25%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.75%) JIRA
1 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) GitLab
3 1 (1.25%) Gradle
3 1 (1.25%) gulp
3 1 (1.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.25%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
3 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Legal
3 8 (10.00%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Junior
6 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Support Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.75%) IT Support
8 3 (3.75%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.50%) HTML
2 28 (35.00%) CSS
3 22 (27.50%) .NET
4 13 (16.25%) ASP.NET
5 12 (15.00%) CSS3
6 11 (13.75%) HTML5
6 11 (13.75%) JSON
6 11 (13.75%) XML
7 8 (10.00%) jQuery
8 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.50%) Web Services
10 4 (5.00%) Laravel
10 4 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.75%) Flash
11 3 (3.75%) Node.js
11 3 (3.75%) React
12 2 (2.50%) Pandas
12 2 (2.50%) Sass
12 2 (2.50%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Computer Science
2 16 (20.00%) Robotics
3 11 (13.75%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) MVC
3 16 (20.00%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) Web Development
5 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (15.00%) Data Management
5 12 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.00%) OO
6 10 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
6 10 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
6 10 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 8 (10.00%) Analytics
7 8 (10.00%) Data Science
7 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 8 (10.00%) Physics
7 8 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.50%) Project Management
9 6 (7.50%) Quality Management
10 5 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (26.25%) C#
3 20 (25.00%) SQL
4 17 (21.25%) PHP
5 14 (17.50%) Python
6 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
6 11 (13.75%) Ruby
7 6 (7.50%) Perl
8 5 (6.25%) Java
9 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.50%) C
11 1 (1.25%) C++
11 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.25%) VBA
11 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) HND
2 8 (10.00%) PhD
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 4 (5.00%) ISEB
4 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) CISM
5 1 (1.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) GCP
2 5 (6.25%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 4 (5.00%) GDPR
4 3 (3.75%) PMO
5 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Cadence
2 2 (2.50%) Adobe
2 2 (2.50%) Citrix
2 2 (2.50%) Google
2 2 (2.50%) IBM
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Intel
3 1 (1.25%) RedGate
3 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.25%) VMware