Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 280 340
Rank change year-on-year +33 +60 +31
Permanent jobs citing SMS 50 44 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.44% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 2.59% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 2
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.10% - -
10th Percentile £21,850 £27,500 £32,850
90th Percentile £53,100 £54,750 £43,950
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +2.86%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,265 1,696 1,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.45% 16.92% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,058 1,418 1,494
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,673 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £22,675 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,125 £58,750 £55,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Yorkshire

SMS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
West Yorkshire +29 29 £36,000 -18.18% 2
North Yorkshire -7 9 £33,000 -8.33%
South Yorkshire 0 6 £30,389 -20.03%
East Yorkshire +20 4 £29,500 -15.71%
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SMS.

1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) HTML
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.00%) CSS
4 8 (16.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Windows
5 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (12.00%) Finance
6 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) HTTP
6 6 (12.00%) LAN
6 6 (12.00%) VoIP
6 6 (12.00%) Open Source
6 6 (12.00%) REST
7 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (10.00%) DNS
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 5 (10.00%) VMware
8 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (8.00%) Firewall
8 4 (8.00%) MVC
8 4 (8.00%) CCNP
8 4 (8.00%) DHCP
8 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.00%) WAN
8 4 (8.00%) Tomcat

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) nginx
2 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.00%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.00%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
1 6 (12.00%) LAN
1 6 (12.00%) VoIP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.00%) MPLS
4 3 (6.00%) Skype
4 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.00%) BGP
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.00%) IPsec
5 2 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (4.00%) VPLS
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) Power BI
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Junior
6 2 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Junior SQL Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
2 10 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) REST
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.00%) .NET
6 2 (4.00%) CSS3
6 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 2 (4.00%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.00%) Laravel
7 1 (2.00%) Sass
7 1 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) WinForms
7 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.00%) VMS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Open Source
2 4 (8.00%) Line Management
2 4 (8.00%) MVC
3 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.00%) CRM
3 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (6.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.00%) Project Management
3 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.00%) Change Control
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.00%) Information Security
4 2 (4.00%) Internal Audit
4 2 (4.00%) IT Audit
4 2 (4.00%) Service Design
4 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) Java 8
6 1 (2.00%) Java 9
6 1 (2.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) CCNP
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.00%) APMP
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) CISA
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) GDPR
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco
1 5 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (6.00%) Avaya
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Ariba
4 1 (2.00%) Dell
4 1 (2.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.00%) Zend