Communications industries comprises people working in a range of occupations including IT managers, software designers, applications programmers, computer database managers, testers, and many more. The IT&C industries are vital to Victoria's economic performance and growth, and are dominated by small to medium enterprises (SMEs). The Victorian ITC industry makes up about 35% of the total Australian ITC industry. In Victoria the ICSkills Council is the most authoritative voice on matters relating to Information Technology and Communications Industry skills development.