Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 124 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 4 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.24% 0.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 4.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 0
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
South West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -6.67% -3.23% +10.71%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 240 299 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.39% 19.01% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 185 242 382
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,625 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Gloucestershire

SMS
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Gloucestershire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Gloucestershire

SMS
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Cheltenham -6 4 £45,000 -
SMS
South West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Backend Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL