The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 140 155 160
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.044% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 1.10% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
273 365 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.03% 12.29% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 184 226 225
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Scotland region.

SMS Salary Trend in Scotland

SMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SMS.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Insight Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Insight Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle