The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
196 183 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.91% 29.95% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 160 156 190
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Handset
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Handset Salary Trend in Merseyside

Handset
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) SMS
1 2 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App