Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 114 117
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.42% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Southampton median annual salary - £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.26% -
Hampshire median annual salary - £29,702 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -25.74% -

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 266 211 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.94% 15.98% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 233 158 233
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £23,800
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +6.33% -7.06%

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