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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 243 239 227
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Handset 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.053% 0.033% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £32,000 £17,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.23% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £16,600 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £17,400 £30,200
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
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
2304 1999 2173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.34% 33.36% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1616 1753
Average salary £40,000 £37,103 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.80% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Dorset +5 2 £25,250 +48.52%
Somerset - 1 £33,500 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) B2B
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) PBX
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) NEC
3 1 (14.29%) IPv4
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Firmware
3 1 (14.29%) 3G
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) TETRA
3 1 (14.29%) IVR
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) WiMAX
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) IPv4
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) OpenScape
2 1 (14.29%) PABX
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) TETRA
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) WiMAX
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Account Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Junior
1 3 (42.86%) Junior Account Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Account Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DSP Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Handset Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) NEC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Siemens