Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 26 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.64% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.50% 5.33% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £34,400 £27,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £63,750 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% +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 306 319 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.18% 12.07% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 230 212 147
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £26,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (23.08%) OOD
7 6 (23.08%) C++
8 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) OO
9 3 (11.54%) Linux
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
10 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.69%) React
10 2 (7.69%) C
10 2 (7.69%) HTML
10 2 (7.69%) Java
11 1 (3.85%) PHP
11 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (3.85%) CRM
11 1 (3.85%) CSS

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 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.85%) InVision
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Campaign Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) React
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (23.08%) OOD
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) CRM
8 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
8 1 (3.85%) Decision-Making
8 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning
8 1 (3.85%) Marketing Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.85%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.85%) Telesales
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) Fortran
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe