The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 186 209 223
Rank change year-on-year +23 +14  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.028% 0.068% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.47% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.09% -21.57%  

SMS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 423 632 848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.89% 14.23% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 369 527 684
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in West Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SMS in West Yorkshire

SMS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 1 £50,000 +53.84%
SMS
Yorkshire

SMS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) PBX
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) PBX
1 5 (83.33%) Unified Communications
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support Executive
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) B2B
1 5 (83.33%) Fault Management
1 5 (83.33%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management