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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - - 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
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
8 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 14.55% 11.27% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 8
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.63%
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