The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 109 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.55% +5.88%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 146 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.49% 10.40% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88 83 80
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,871 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SMS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Glasgow region.

SMS Salary Trend in Glasgow

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware