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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 24
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - - 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.37% +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 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 12.50% 7.35% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Average salary £28,000 £24,902 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.44% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £24,902 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £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