Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 81 111
Rank change year-on-year -9 +30 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.07% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.78% 1.56% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,250 £39,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.83% - -
East Midlands median annual salary £34,500 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.39% -23.00% -41.18%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 173 128 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.46% 14.00% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 125 116 178
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £36,535 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -14.03% +25.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £59,375 £45,124
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% - -3.85%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Leicestershire

SMS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Leicestershire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Leicestershire

SMS
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 7 £32,500 -
Market Harborough - 1 £27,000 -
SMS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 4 (40.00%) R
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) SAS
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Google

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (40.00%) SAS
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Marketing Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Trainee
5 1 (10.00%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Trainee Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) R
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Coremetrics
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) VMware