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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 94 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +28.57%
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
108 116 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.62% 10.73% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 64 73 69
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £35,953
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% -0.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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