The first table below looks at the demand for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +12.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 93 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.47% 17.75% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 84 60
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SMS
South West

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SMS across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SMS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

SMS Salary Trend in Dorset

SMS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing SMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#