The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - 70 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
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
89 86 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 13.01% 13.01% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80 67 126
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £24,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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