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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank 140 164 159
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing SMS 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.042% 0.032% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.27% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SMS
UK

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
356 369 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.00% 11.89% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 232 235 287
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
SMS
UK

SMS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Automation

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 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Insight Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Insight Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Insight Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing Automation