The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 82 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
SMS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
77 153 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.21% 19.64% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 74 135 88
Median salary £31,250 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.34% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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