The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
England / North West
Rank 243 233 265
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +32
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.066% 0.053% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.14% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £18,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +140.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+23.01% +8.62%

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2432 2096 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.41% 37.11% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 1689 1996
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Handset
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Handset Salary Trend in the North West

Handset
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 2 - -
Manchester -20 2 £40,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Handset.

1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) VoWiFi
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) GENBAND
2 2 (40.00%) Sonus
2 2 (40.00%) BroadSoft
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Softswitch
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PMP

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Softswitch
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) VoWiFi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) DSDM
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BroadSoft
1 2 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (40.00%) GENBAND
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Sonus
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft