Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 233 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - +280
Permanent jobs citing SMS 18 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% 0.092% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 0.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 0
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £19,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +110.53% - -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £19,000 -
% change year-on-year +110.53% - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 671 818 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.44% 15.02% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 577 697 965
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £37,906 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.48% -1.54% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Leeds

SMS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SMS in Leeds

SMS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SMS.

1 6 (33.33%) SQL
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Legal
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) SaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Magento
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) QA
4 2 (11.11%) Symfony
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) LAMP
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Laravel
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Acquisition

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
2 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.56%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) Laravel
2 2 (11.11%) Symfony
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) SAP BSP
3 1 (5.56%) SAPUI5
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
1 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
3 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
1 1 (5.56%) VMware