Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 132 133
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 3 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.82% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 6.94% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 1
Edinburgh median annual salary - £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
Scotland median annual salary - £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year - -0.65% -13.89%

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 241 317 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.71% 11.75% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 160 199 173
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £33,950 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Telesales
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) CGI
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cyberattack
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics

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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Campaign Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) IT Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberattack
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Telesales
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree