Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 276 -
Rank change year-on-year +44 - +325
Permanent jobs citing SMS 33 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.052% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 1 0
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £19,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +110.53% - -
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,750 £33,000 -
% change year-on-year +14.39% - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1124 1194 1497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.57% 15.53% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 952 998 1222
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,900 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -6.25%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 November 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
Leeds +33 17 £42,500 +123.68% 1
Huddersfield - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bradford - 3 £32,000 -
Batley - 2 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
SMS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.09%) Release Management
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.09%) Line Management
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (9.09%) NHS
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) Finance
5 3 (9.09%) Legal
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.06%) Telecoms

SMS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.03%) QlikView
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support
4 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) LAMP
2 2 (6.06%) Laravel
2 2 (6.06%) Symfony
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) SAP BSP
3 1 (3.03%) SAPUI5
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) AIX
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.09%) Line Management
4 3 (9.09%) Release Management
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) Java
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) ABAP
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Aruba
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Avaya
3 1 (3.03%) Cerner
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Zend