Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.27% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
West Lothian median annual salary £43,500 - -
Scotland median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% -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 West Lothian with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 18 24 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 20.45% 30.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 17
West Lothian median annual salary £41,750 £34,500 £33,862
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.01% +1.89% -12.05%
10th Percentile £37,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,175 £46,000 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in West Lothian

SMS
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for SMS in West Lothian

SMS
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 2 £43,500 -
SMS
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for SMS.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#