Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 29 -
Rank change year-on-year -52 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 24 69 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.09% 7.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.11% 37.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 62 0
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £31,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 149 184 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.00% 20.35% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 129 163 137
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +14.93%
10th Percentile £21,450 £21,750 £22,450
90th Percentile £66,250 £52,250 £65,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Tyne and Wear

SMS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for SMS in Tyne and Wear

SMS
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Tyne and Wear

SMS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 14 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -50 20 £31,250 -8.09%
Sunderland -8 3 £40,000 -
Gateshead +9 1 £32,500 -27.78%
SMS
North East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SMS.

1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Core
6 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (12.50%) SaaS
6 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
7 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) Angular 2
7 2 (8.33%) Docker
7 2 (8.33%) Big Data
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (8.33%) HTML
7 2 (8.33%) OOP
7 2 (8.33%) CSS

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.33%) Big Data
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Angular Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Core
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) React
4 1 (4.17%) Vue.js
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (4.17%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Fintech
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.33%) OOP
3 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) ETL
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CISA
1 1 (4.17%) CISM
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) VMware