The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.20% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -16.00%
Handset
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
194 203 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 39.75% 33.39% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 165 186 197
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +34.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Handset
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Handset Salary Trend in Slough

Handset
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) UMTS
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks