Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 - 111
Rank change year-on-year - +111 -12
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.32% - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% - 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Somerset median annual salary £28,500 - £41,250
10th Percentile £26,350 - £30,875
90th Percentile £41,050 - £48,625
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.63% -16.96% +22.14%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 124 163 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.05% 12.05% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103 112 228
Somerset median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £23,850
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Somerset

SMS
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for SMS in Somerset

SMS
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Somerset

SMS
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Bath - 2 £28,000 - 1
Yeovil - 1 £42,500 -
SMS
South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Zend
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
1 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Zend