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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 93 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.53% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £62,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +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
116 126 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.14% 11.12% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81 80 99
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
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