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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 48 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.31% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.51% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £80,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
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
254 172 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 41.85% 34.96% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 199 135 232
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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 14 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 12 (85.71%) Nokia
2 12 (85.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 12 (85.71%) Huawei
3 10 (71.43%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) Games
4 2 (14.29%) 3G
4 2 (14.29%) GSM
4 2 (14.29%) UMTS
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) LTE
4 2 (14.29%) OpenUP
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (14.29%) 4G
4 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (71.43%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) LTE
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
2 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (14.29%) GSM
2 2 (14.29%) UMTS
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) 3G
General
1 12 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Sales Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Network Design
1 2 (14.29%) OpenUP
1 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Ericsson
2 12 (85.71%) Nokia
2 12 (85.71%) Huawei
2 12 (85.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks