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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 57 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.89% 0.40% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.26% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £80,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
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
282 203 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 44.34% 40.52% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 228 173 214
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 13 (86.67%) Nokia
2 13 (86.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (86.67%) Huawei
3 10 (66.67%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Games
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) GSM
4 2 (13.33%) UMTS
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) LTE
4 2 (13.33%) OpenUP
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (13.33%) 4G
4 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) LTE
2 2 (13.33%) 4G
2 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (13.33%) GSM
2 2 (13.33%) UMTS
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) 3G
General
1 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Sales Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Network Design
1 2 (13.33%) OpenUP
1 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 13 (86.67%) Nokia
2 13 (86.67%) Huawei
2 13 (86.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (13.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks