The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 226 250 232
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing Handset 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.085% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.23% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Median salary £32,043 £23,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.31% -55.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,434 £22,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,000 £74,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2016 2140 2163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.58% 36.29% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1733 1740
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Handset
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Handset Salary Trend in the South West

Handset
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Handset Salary Histogram in the South West

Handset
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £19,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for Handset.

1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) VoIP
2 10 (71.43%) Siemens
2 10 (71.43%) IVR
2 10 (71.43%) Supplier Management
2 10 (71.43%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 10 (71.43%) PABX
2 10 (71.43%) Capacity Management
2 10 (71.43%) OpenScape
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Mitel
3 9 (64.29%) BT
3 9 (64.29%) Avaya
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (14.29%) TestLink
4 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) OpenScape
2 10 (71.43%) PABX
2 10 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 10 (71.43%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 2 (14.29%) Capybara
1 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 2 (14.29%) TestLink
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Support
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) IVR
1 10 (71.43%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Capacity Management
2 10 (71.43%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Siemens
2 9 (64.29%) Avaya
2 9 (64.29%) BT
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Mitel
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft