The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 27
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - - 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 22.22%
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 Fife region.

Communications & Networking Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 11.67% 7.81% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Average salary £47,500 £24,902 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.74% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,902 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Fife