The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 48
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
SMS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
34 26 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.09% 10.48% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 52
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £30,840
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +23.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £32,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SMS
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

SMS Salary Trend in Aberdeen