Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 231 334
Rank change year-on-year -32 +103 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 23 69 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.71% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 5.12% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22 66 2
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,595 £35,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +10.94% -
10th Percentile £22,575 £27,875 £21,150
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,125 £42,450
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -22.00% +11.11%

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 1,194 1,348 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.10% 13.97% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,140 1,368
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,575 £57,500
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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +10 18 £40,000 +13.23%
North Yorkshire -24 3 £31,500 -11.27%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £30,389 -39.22%
SMS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 10 (43.48%) HTML
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) HTTP
3 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (30.43%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
5 4 (17.39%) nginx
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
6 3 (13.04%) Office 365
6 3 (13.04%) Skype
6 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) DNS
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification

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 (17.39%) nginx
1 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) VoIP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) Skype
4 2 (8.70%) BGP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VPLS
4 2 (8.70%) WAAS
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Audit Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Audit Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Technician
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) CSS3
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (4.35%) React
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Open Source
2 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (4.35%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Principle of Least Privilege
4 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Tech Ops
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Citrix
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) Zend