Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 307 281
Rank change year-on-year +104 -26 +42
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 38 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.025% 0.33% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 1.71% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 102
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,050 £16,650
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £62,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +28.13% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 704 2,223 2,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.63% 19.05% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 537 1,628 1,692
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,800 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.63% -3.58% +5.56%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in the Midlands

SMS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SMS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for SMS in the Midlands

SMS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
East Midlands +88 1 £47,500 -
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Vue.js
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) React Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker