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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 106 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.079% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +2.77%
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
158 159 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.49% 12.64% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77 107 116
Average salary £40,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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