The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 - 168
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SMS 13 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.49% - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.45% - 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.42%  

SMS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 292 311 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.03% 10.97% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 199 178 264
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing SMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Scotland

SMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SMS in Scotland

SMS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SMS in Scotland

SMS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 8 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £41,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Stirling - 1 £52,500 -
Fife - 1 £33,500 -
SMS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SMS.

1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
1 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) CouchDB
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) HttpUnit
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Communications Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP FI Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) RESTful
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) APACS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Qualitative Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Security
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Typography
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Alterian
2 1 (7.14%) SAP