Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 -
Permanent jobs citing SMS 6 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.44% - 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% - 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 15
Dorset median annual salary £32,250 - £42,500
10th Percentile £20,800 - £36,250
90th Percentile £45,000 - £46,250
South West median annual salary £41,500 - £42,500

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 211 150 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 15.47% 15.43% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 183 136 265
Dorset median annual salary £36,500 £37,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.01% +12.88% -5.71%
10th Percentile £24,800 £26,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £58,750 £46,550
South West median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -

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

SMS
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SMS in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SMS in Dorset

SMS
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SMS within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - 2 £40,000 -
Dorchester - 1 £21,500 - 3
Poole - 1 £24,500 -
SMS
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing SMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for SMS.

1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) SS7
1 3 (50.00%) ISUP
1 3 (50.00%) SCCP
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) MVNO
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

SMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) ISUP
1 3 (50.00%) SCCP
1 3 (50.00%) SS7
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) MVNO
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree