The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 129 96 130
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +34
Permanent jobs citing Handset 5 39 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 1.73% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 6.01% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 32 3
Average salary - £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 649 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.90% 28.73% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 433 540 482
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Handset
Berkshire

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Handset
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Handset Salary Trend in Reading

Handset
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Marketing
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Android
5 3 (37.50%) STB
5 3 (37.50%) Logistics
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) Firmware
5 3 (37.50%) 3G
5 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (37.50%) 4G
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone
6 1 (12.50%) Product Management
6 1 (12.50%) Huawei

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) 4G
2 3 (37.50%) Broadband
2 3 (37.50%) 3G
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (62.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Account Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
1 3 (37.50%) STB
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Logistics
1 3 (37.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei