Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 252 330
Rank change year-on-year +7 +78 +39
Permanent jobs citing SMS 40 62 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.48% 0.64% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.35% 3.91% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 3
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,500 £37,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.61% +14.39% -
10th Percentile £21,850 £28,025 £21,100
90th Percentile £48,875 £56,750 £42,900
England median annual salary £38,497 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -3.76% -13.04% +2.22%

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 1,193 1,585 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.40% 16.28% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1,326 1,483
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,750
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +19 26 £36,750 -8.13%
South Yorkshire -9 5 £30,389 -28.07%
North Yorkshire -18 5 £31,500 -14.86%
East Yorkshire +10 2 £35,750 +2.14%
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (17.50%) HTTP
6 7 (17.50%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) REST
7 6 (15.00%) VoIP
7 6 (15.00%) Finance
8 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
8 5 (12.50%) LAN
9 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.00%) Windows
9 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco
9 4 (10.00%) VMware
9 4 (10.00%) jQuery
9 4 (10.00%) Office 365
9 4 (10.00%) Line Management
9 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (10.00%) nginx
10 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
10 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
10 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.00%) nginx
3 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.00%) WordPress
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
2 6 (15.00%) VoIP
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
4 3 (7.50%) MPLS
4 3 (7.50%) Skype
4 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 2 (5.00%) BGP
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) IPsec
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.00%) VPLS
5 2 (5.00%) WAAS
5 2 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Power BI
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Telephony Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Junior SQL Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Service Architect
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (17.50%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (5.00%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (2.50%) Ajax
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) JSON
6 1 (2.50%) LINQ
6 1 (2.50%) React
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
6 1 (2.50%) Sass
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) WinForms
6 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Fintech
2 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.00%) Line Management
3 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.50%) CRM
3 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (7.50%) MVC
3 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Server Building
4 2 (5.00%) Service Design
4 2 (5.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Java 8
6 1 (2.50%) Java 9
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNP
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) APMP
2 2 (5.00%) MCSA
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) CISA
3 1 (2.50%) CISM
3 1 (2.50%) CISSP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) GDPR
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) LXC
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco
1 4 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (7.50%) Avaya
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Zend