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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Short Message Service (SMS)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 76 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.44% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Median salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%

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
76 155 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 16.93% 20.26% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 66 138 88
Median salary £28,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £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