Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 133 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +152
Permanent jobs citing SMS 21 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.046% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -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 307 309 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.79% 14.21% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 208 190 179
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,925 £28,100 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,900 £56,350
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SMS.

1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
6 5 (23.81%) JBoss
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (23.81%) Apache
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) GPRS
6 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
6 5 (23.81%) Remedy
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 5 (23.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
6 5 (23.81%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 4 (19.05%) PHP

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 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) GPRS
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Lead Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) HTML5
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (9.52%) CGI
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.76%) Laravel
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (4.76%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) OO
1 8 (38.10%) SDLC
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Coaching
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) Epicor