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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 174 180
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.039% 0.091% 0.027%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.69% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -23.52%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 288 437 682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.17% 13.23% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 252 374 549
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 30 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SMS.

1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) PBX
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) PBX
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management