The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 109 142 150
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +8
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.23% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.52% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £33,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +12.72%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
458 955 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.19% 44.54% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 335 788 575
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for Handset.

1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 7 (58.33%) Marketing
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Product Management
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) 4G
5 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 2 (16.67%) Advertising
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Broadband
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) RTP
6 1 (8.33%) PBX
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) BroadSoft
6 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (8.33%) Economics
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 4G
1 2 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) RTP
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (58.33%) Marketing
2 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) Back Office
5 1 (8.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Account Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Sales Director
2 2 (16.67%) Sales Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Account Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Channel Marketing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Channel Sales Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Marketing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior VoIP Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Account Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Economics
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 3 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) B2B
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) BroadSoft
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Polycom