The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 201 199 189
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Handset 16 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.21% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 18
Average salary £80,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+146.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
Handset
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2141 2226 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 41.61% 37.94% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1564 1397 1535
Average salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.95% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Berkshire region.

Handset Salary Trend in Berkshire

Handset
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Handset Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Handset
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +5 12 £80,000 +113.33%
Reading -7 4 £62,500 -
Handset
South East

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 25 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 15 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 14 (40.00%) Marketing
4 13 (37.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 13 (37.14%) Nokia
4 13 (37.14%) Huawei
5 11 (31.43%) Wireless
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) Product Management
8 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
8 5 (14.29%) Advertising
8 5 (14.29%) Business Development
8 5 (14.29%) B2B
9 4 (11.43%) LTE
10 3 (8.57%) Network Design
10 3 (8.57%) 4G
10 3 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco
10 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.57%) 3G
10 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.71%) Games
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (5.71%) Legal
11 2 (5.71%) CIMA
11 2 (5.71%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) ACCA
11 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Wireless
2 4 (11.43%) LTE
3 3 (8.57%) 4G
3 3 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (8.57%) 3G
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) UMTS
4 2 (5.71%) Broadband
4 2 (5.71%) GSM
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.86%) MIMO
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.86%) FTP
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) PBX
5 1 (2.86%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 25 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 14 (40.00%) Marketing
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 5 (14.29%) Advertising
5 2 (5.71%) Games
5 2 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Sales Manager
2 11 (31.43%) Account Manager
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Manager
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Account Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) RF Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Project Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Account Executive
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Account Executive
5 1 (2.86%) Research Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.86%) Copywriting
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Product Management
2 5 (14.29%) B2B
2 5 (14.29%) Business Development
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Network Design
4 2 (5.71%) OpenUP
4 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Use Case
5 1 (2.86%) Web Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) Python
2 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) PMP
1 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.71%) ACCA
1 2 (5.71%) CIMA
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Ericsson
2 13 (37.14%) Nokia
2 13 (37.14%) Huawei
2 13 (37.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.86%) hybris
5 1 (2.86%) Acme Packet
5 1 (2.86%) BroadSoft
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.86%) Polycom
5 1 (2.86%) FatWire