Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 199 225
Rank change year-on-year +26 +26 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 20 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.54% 0.41% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.03% 3.16% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 1
Leeds median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +97.37% -
10th Percentile £27,175 £27,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,750 £19,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £37,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year +4.73% +94.74% -

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 496 633 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.49% 12.94% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 441 545 668
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -2.60%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 10 (50.00%) HTML
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) HTTP
4 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
4 7 (35.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (20.00%) nginx
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) VPLS
8 2 (10.00%) Firewall
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (10.00%) MPLS
8 2 (10.00%) BGP
8 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (10.00%) WLAN
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (10.00%) CCNP

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 4 (20.00%) nginx
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) BGP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) IPsec
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) MPLS
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VPLS
2 2 (10.00%) WAAS
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) WLAN
3 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Audit Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Audit Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (5.00%) LINQ
6 1 (5.00%) React
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) WinForms
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (5.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (5.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (5.00%) Principle of Least Privilege
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Tech Ops
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) APMP
1 2 (10.00%) CCNP
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware