The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 178 182
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.75% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £35,000 £48,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.20% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.76% +21.42%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 634 530 505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.13% 15.15% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 536 465 424
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,036 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SMS in Manchester

SMS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £30,000 -
SMS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SMS.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Kanban
2 6 (66.67%) Social Media
2 6 (66.67%) iPad
2 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 6 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (66.67%) Facebook
3 5 (55.56%) SOLID
3 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) SignalR
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (55.56%) Redis
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (55.56%) Redis
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Angular Developer
3 5 (55.56%) C# Web Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
3 5 (55.56%) SignalR
4 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) iPad
1 6 (66.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 6 (66.67%) Kanban
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) OOP
2 5 (55.56%) SOLID
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Facebook
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