Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 122 139
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 18 27 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.71% 1.00% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 7.99% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £28,050 £37,500
90th Percentile £59,375 £63,750 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% -11.11%

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 286 338 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.22% 12.49% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 199 220 170
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.61% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £31,125 £30,000 £29,285
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,375
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) C++
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) OOD
6 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.11%) React
9 2 (11.11%) SDLC
9 2 (11.11%) Marketing Automation
9 2 (11.11%) Data Extraction
9 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (11.11%) CRM
9 2 (11.11%) C
9 2 (11.11%) Telesales
9 2 (11.11%) Marketing
9 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 1 (5.56%) Time Management
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (5.56%) Management Information System

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 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Campaign Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) OOD
3 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Data Extraction
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing Automation
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Telesales
5 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Fortran
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree