Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 109 118
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.085% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.51% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Dorset median annual salary - £35,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.17% -
South West median annual salary £35,250 £42,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.54% +22.14% -12.50%

SMS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 137 198 254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 15.52% 16.89% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123 170 196
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,850 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £53,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Dorset

SMS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for SMS in Dorset