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 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 - 101 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £62,500 -
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 115 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.26% 9.57% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 79 89 92
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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