Period
to 22 July 2019

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

Short Message Service (SMS)
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 204 214
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 +40
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.065% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 1.76% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 10
Leeds median annual salary £36,250 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.69% -15.29% +30.77%
10th Percentile £31,725 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £40,575 £45,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,250 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.69% -20.00% +38.46%

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 416 624 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.54% 13.21% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 357 524 550
Leeds median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -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

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

1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Content Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Strategy Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Case Management
2 1 (50.00%) Content Development
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google