Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 124 114
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +1
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.077% 0.57% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 3.55% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £33,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.26% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,250 -
% change year-on-year -12.75% - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 211 282 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.29% 16.09% 23.34%
Number of salaries quoted 160 257 271
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,550 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.92% -6.47% +1.80%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Southampton

SMS
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for SMS in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript