Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 81 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.92% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 73 0 0
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 - -
North East median annual salary £35,000 - -

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 205 148 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.04% 13.27% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 182 122 68
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21,925 £21,275 £20,275
90th Percentile £51,250 £59,875 £53,237
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 - 63 £34,000 - 4
Sunderland - 8 £40,500 -
Gateshead - 6 £45,000 -
South Tyneside - 3 £28,500 -
Hebburn - 1 £28,000 -
SMS
North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SMS.

1 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
1 21 (25.93%) SQL
2 19 (23.46%) .NET
3 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 17 (20.99%) CSS
4 17 (20.99%) C#
4 17 (20.99%) HTML
4 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.28%) Web Development
5 14 (17.28%) MVC
6 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
7 9 (11.11%) jQuery
7 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (9.88%) Finance
8 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.41%) MySQL
10 6 (7.41%) Windows
10 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.17%) HTML5
11 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
11 5 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (6.17%) Scrum
11 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
11 5 (6.17%) ITIL
11 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
11 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
12 4 (4.94%) Information Security

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.23%) InDesign
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.41%) MySQL
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.70%) Power BI
6 3 (3.70%) QlikView
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Developer
2 16 (19.75%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Senior Developer
4 14 (17.28%) SQL Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Web Developer
6 10 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (9.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (9.88%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior SQL Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Product Specialist
9 6 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Graduate
10 5 (6.17%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 17 (20.99%) CSS
2 17 (20.99%) HTML
3 10 (12.35%) AngularJS
4 9 (11.11%) jQuery
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.17%) HTML5
8 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.94%) Web Services
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.70%) Angular 2
9 3 (3.70%) CSS3
9 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.47%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (2.47%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (2.47%) LESS
10 2 (2.47%) Sass
11 1 (1.23%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.23%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.28%) MVC
2 14 (17.28%) Web Development
3 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
4 5 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (6.17%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.17%) ITIL
4 5 (6.17%) Scrum
5 4 (4.94%) Front End Development
5 4 (4.94%) Information Security
5 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.94%) SDLC
5 4 (4.94%) User Stories
6 3 (3.70%) Change Management
6 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.70%) Quality Management
6 3 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
1 21 (25.93%) SQL
2 17 (20.99%) C#
3 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.94%) Java
4 4 (4.94%) PHP
4 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.70%) C
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) RPG
6 1 (1.23%) RPG III
6 1 (1.23%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.23%) Scala
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.23%) CISSP
2 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.70%) PMO
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) VMware
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) Tableau
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe
3 1 (1.23%) Apple
3 1 (1.23%) IBM
3 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.23%) Zend