The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 178 -
Rank change year-on-year -31 -  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.14% 0.087% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £41,250 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  

Handset is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1743 1427 1281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.36% 41.33% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1250 1044
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Handset as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Manchester

Handset
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset in Manchester.

Salary trend for Handset in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Handset.

1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) VoIP
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
1 7 (77.78%) BroadSoft
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) VoWiFi
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) GENBAND
3 5 (55.56%) Sonus
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
4 4 (44.44%) FreeSWITCH
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Softswitch
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
5 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (11.11%) DSDM
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) VoIP
2 5 (55.56%) VoWiFi
3 4 (44.44%) Softswitch
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) VoIP Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) BroadSoft
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) GENBAND
2 5 (55.56%) Sonus
3 4 (44.44%) Ericsson
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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