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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 268 267
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.049% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £30,000 £35,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.08% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.78%  

SMS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 990 1466 1574
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.01% 19.71% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 754 1209 1206
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 2 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 - -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SMS.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) SMPP
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ
2 4 (57.14%) NFC
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) MSTest
2 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Push Notifications
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Spatial Data
3 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NFC
1 4 (57.14%) SMPP
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (28.57%) Spatial Data
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
1 4 (57.14%) MSTest
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) C# Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (57.14%) LINQ
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Push Notifications
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
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