Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 131 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +153
Permanent jobs citing SMS 25 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.40% 2.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Scotland median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year +1.76% - -

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 338 268 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.44% 11.40% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 241 174 144
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,360 £25,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £60,400
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Edinburgh

SMS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SMS in Edinburgh

SMS
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SMS.

1 20 (80.00%) C#
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (16.00%) C++
8 3 (12.00%) Java
8 3 (12.00%) OOD
8 3 (12.00%) WinForms
8 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
9 2 (8.00%) Web Services
9 2 (8.00%) C
9 2 (8.00%) Linux
9 2 (8.00%) Finance
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 2 (8.00%) CSS
10 1 (4.00%) JSP
10 1 (4.00%) Servlets
10 1 (4.00%) JUnit
10 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
10 1 (4.00%) MySQL

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) InVision
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JMeter
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Chief Technology Officer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.00%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) WinForms
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Apache OpenJPA
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) JPA
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) JSON
5 1 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) Servlets
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) SDLC
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.00%) OOD
7 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.00%) Data Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Strategy
8 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
8 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
8 1 (4.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Fortran
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) Xamarin