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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - 179 190
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £35,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Handset
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1242 1362 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.24% 34.27% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1050 1239
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Handset
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Handset Salary Trend in Manchester

Handset
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (50.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) BBC
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin