The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 302 291 305
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Handset 24 31 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.63% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 30
Average salary £22,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £85,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Handset
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4347 4905 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.60% 41.47% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3618 4308 4864
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Handset
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Handset Salary Trend in the City of London

Handset
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in the City of London

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 23 (54.76%) VoIP
3 22 (52.38%) GSM
3 22 (52.38%) Mobile App
4 16 (38.10%) Java
4 16 (38.10%) MS Office
5 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 13 (30.95%) C++
6 13 (30.95%) C
6 13 (30.95%) XMPP
6 13 (30.95%) Android
7 12 (28.57%) JNI
7 12 (28.57%) Google
7 12 (28.57%) J2SE
7 12 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
7 12 (28.57%) Android Development
8 11 (26.19%) Robotium
8 11 (26.19%) Subversion
8 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
8 11 (26.19%) Open Source
9 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 9 (21.43%) CRM
10 9 (21.43%) Windows
10 9 (21.43%) MySQL
10 9 (21.43%) LAN
10 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (21.43%) DSL
10 9 (21.43%) Time Management
11 8 (19.05%) SQL

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (11.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Office
2 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) VoIP
2 22 (52.38%) GSM
3 9 (21.43%) LAN
3 9 (21.43%) DSL
3 9 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) 3G
4 2 (4.76%) LTE
4 2 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (4.76%) 3GPP
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) MVNO
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Subversion
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
1 11 (26.19%) Robotium
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (61.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Dutch Language
3 3 (7.14%) German Language
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Games
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (4.76%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Commercial Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Programmer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) XMPP
2 12 (28.57%) J2SE
2 12 (28.57%) JNI
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) Java SE
4 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Mobile App
2 11 (26.19%) Open Source
3 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Blog
5 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 1 (2.38%) iPad
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Android
2 9 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
1 12 (28.57%) Android Development
2 9 (21.43%) Time Management
2 9 (21.43%) CRM
3 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
3 4 (9.52%) QMS
3 4 (9.52%) Change Control
4 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.38%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) C
2 13 (30.95%) C++
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) Google
3 5 (11.90%) Cisco
3 5 (11.90%) Mitel
4 4 (9.52%) LANDesk
4 4 (9.52%) Intel
5 2 (4.76%) Reuters
5 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Altiris
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec
6 1 (2.38%) Fidessa
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Avaya
6 1 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) Lotus
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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