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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - - 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
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
2 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.00% 13.04% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
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