Period
to 19 January 2019

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

Short Message Service (SMS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 80 112
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32 -1
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.10% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.57% 3.91% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% - -
East Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £32,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +34.62% -50.00% -13.33%

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 175 128 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.97% 13.68% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 92 118 144
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £28,008 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,000 £63,750 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +5.26%

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
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 19 January 2019. 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 - 1 £37,500 -
SMS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting