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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 97 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
146 109 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.43% 9.71% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 74
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,200 £52,500
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