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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 254 251 260
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.074% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.039% 0.21% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £30,000 £19,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+55.84% -45.00%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2541 2416 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.93% 35.98% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 1936 2015
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -4 1 £30,000 +55.84%
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Animation
2 3 (60.00%) Texturing
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
2 3 (60.00%) Games
2 3 (60.00%) 3ds Max
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Autodesk
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) 3D Animation
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQLite
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
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:

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) 3ds Max
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe After Effects
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Graphic Artist
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Animation
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Animation
1 3 (60.00%) 3D Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Texturing
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Autodesk