Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 49 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 49 31 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.89% 4.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.00% 22.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 48 26 0
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £31,750 £36,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.01% - -
North East median annual salary £32,500 £35,500 -
% change year-on-year -8.45% - -

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 175 138 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.90% 19.17% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 149 119 159
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £33,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,813 £22,300 £23,800
90th Percentile £57,000 £51,250 £62,000
North East median annual salary £34,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.14% - -

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -13 42 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Sunderland -8 4 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Gateshead +1 3 £44,500 +12.66% 1
SMS
North East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 17 (34.69%) SQL
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.37%) C#
4 9 (18.37%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) .NET
4 9 (18.37%) CSS
5 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.24%) Windows
8 5 (10.20%) Office 365
8 5 (10.20%) Big Data
9 4 (8.16%) SaaS
9 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
10 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (6.12%) VBA
10 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.12%) Finance
10 3 (6.12%) Python
10 3 (6.12%) WCF

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 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (10.20%) Big Data
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (4.08%) MySQL
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) DBA
5 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
1 9 (18.37%) CSS
1 9 (18.37%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Core
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.12%) WCF
4 2 (4.08%) Angular 2
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) Vue.js
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Qt
5 1 (2.04%) React
5 1 (2.04%) Sass
5 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) EPoS
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.29%) Analytics
2 7 (14.29%) MVC
3 4 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.16%) Web Development
4 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.12%) Data Science
4 3 (6.12%) Front End Development
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing Analytics
4 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.08%) Decision-Making
5 2 (4.08%) Machine Learning
5 2 (4.08%) OOP
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (4.08%) TDD
6 1 (2.04%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) VBA
5 2 (4.08%) ES6
5 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) R
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) CISA
2 1 (2.04%) CISM
2 1 (2.04%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) BT
1 1 (2.04%) Mitel
1 1 (2.04%) Openreach
1 1 (2.04%) VMware