The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 54
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 52 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.79% 16.30% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 36 66
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,339 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £52,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
Scotland

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