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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 239 233 209
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 3 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.051% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.13% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £18,000 £19,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -36.06%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
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
2064 2314 2124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.62% 39.06% 37.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1893 1823
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 1 £18,000 -14.28%
Handset
England

Handset
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (66.67%) BT
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BT
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + pension, holiday
Posted: 6 days ago