The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 585 547 532
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -15
Permanent jobs citing Handset 49 59 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 52 101
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -15.33%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19885 20407 22826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.17% 45.83% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16030 16693 19522
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in London

Handset
Salary Trend in London

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

Handset Salary Trend in London

Handset
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in London

Handset
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
City of London +4 20 £22,000 -58.09% 3
Brentford - 2 £75,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 34 (37.78%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) MS Office
3 31 (34.44%) Telecoms
4 30 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 28 (31.11%) VoIP
6 24 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
7 23 (25.56%) Android
8 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
8 22 (24.44%) GSM
9 21 (23.33%) Cisco
9 21 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (22.22%) Java
11 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
11 19 (21.11%) Mitel
12 18 (20.00%) Intel
12 18 (20.00%) Windows 2000
12 18 (20.00%) LANDesk
13 14 (15.56%) SQL
14 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
14 13 (14.44%) Time Management
14 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.33%) Android Development
15 12 (13.33%) Google
15 12 (13.33%) Marketing
15 12 (13.33%) Degree
15 12 (13.33%) C
15 12 (13.33%) C++
16 11 (12.22%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (12.22%) LAN

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 21 (23.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.11%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (36.67%) MS Office
2 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (31.11%) VoIP
2 22 (24.44%) GSM
3 11 (12.22%) LAN
3 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.22%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (11.11%) DSL
5 6 (6.67%) Broadband
5 6 (6.67%) MVNO
6 5 (5.56%) LTE
7 3 (3.33%) NGN
7 3 (3.33%) DHCP
7 3 (3.33%) DNS
8 2 (2.22%) RTCP
8 2 (2.22%) RTP
8 2 (2.22%) SCCP
8 2 (2.22%) 3GPP
8 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (2.22%) 3G
9 1 (1.11%) NFC
9 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Subversion
2 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.00%) Robotium
3 4 (4.44%) JIRA
4 3 (3.33%) Selenium
4 3 (3.33%) NUnit
5 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.11%) WatiN
6 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (34.44%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.33%) Marketing
3 4 (4.44%) Legal
4 3 (3.33%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Electronics
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Dutch Language
4 3 (3.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.11%) French Language
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (16.67%) Developer
1 15 (16.67%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Tester
5 5 (5.56%) Sales Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Support Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 3 (3.33%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Product Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) XMPP
2 10 (11.11%) JNI
2 10 (11.11%) J2SE
3 4 (4.44%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) XSLT
4 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.22%) Spring
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
4 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.22%) Google Maps API
4 2 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (1.11%) RESTful
5 1 (1.11%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 24 (26.67%) Blackberry
3 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.00%) Open Source
5 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Blog
6 2 (2.22%) iPhone
6 2 (2.22%) iPad
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.11%) Social Media
7 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.78%) Windows
2 23 (25.56%) Android
3 22 (24.44%) Windows XP
4 18 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 5 (5.56%) Linux
6 4 (4.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) Time Management
2 12 (13.33%) Android Development
3 10 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 10 (11.11%) CRM
4 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.00%) Change Control
5 7 (7.78%) ITIL
5 7 (7.78%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.67%) Scrum
6 6 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.44%) Regression Testing
8 4 (4.44%) Quality Management
8 4 (4.44%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.44%) QMS
9 3 (3.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.33%) Logistics
9 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) Java
2 14 (15.56%) SQL
3 12 (13.33%) C
3 12 (13.33%) C++
4 6 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (4.44%) VB
5 4 (4.44%) Python
6 2 (2.22%) Ruby
6 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.56%) Postgraduate
3 4 (4.44%) HND
4 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (25.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.11%) WSUS
2 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Cisco
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) Mitel
3 18 (20.00%) Intel
3 18 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 12 (13.33%) Google
5 4 (4.44%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.22%) Reuters
6 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.22%) Symantec
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix
6 2 (2.22%) Polycom
7 1 (1.11%) Avaya
7 1 (1.11%) CA
7 1 (1.11%) Lotus
7 1 (1.11%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.11%) HP
7 1 (1.11%) Dell
7 1 (1.11%) Perforce
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