Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 220 268
Rank change year-on-year +18 +48 +2
Permanent jobs citing SMS 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.26% 0.11% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 0.85% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 1
Leeds median annual salary £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.15% +18.18%
10th Percentile £28,500 £21,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £51,600 £49,200 £33,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.15% +18.18%

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 552 709 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.10% 13.43% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 458 592 868
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,932 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,875
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SMS.

1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
1 7 (53.85%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) Symfony
2 2 (15.38%) Laravel
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Magento
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud

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 (15.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
1 2 (15.38%) Laravel
1 2 (15.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) SDLC
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
2 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
1 7 (53.85%) VMware