The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 233 -
Rank change year-on-year -31 -  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.071% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2794 2230 2348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.69% 39.68% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1918 1877
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Handset
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Handset in the North West

Handset
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Handset in the North West

Handset
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Manchester -30 7 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Cheshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Handset.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 12 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 12 (60.00%) Android
2 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (40.00%) Retail
4 8 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (40.00%) VoIP
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) BroadSoft
5 6 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (30.00%) GENBAND
5 6 (30.00%) Sonus
5 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) VoWiFi
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) DSDM
5 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (30.00%) Use Case
5 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) VoIP
2 6 (30.00%) VoWiFi
3 5 (25.00%) Softswitch
General
1 12 (60.00%) Banking
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Retail
3 8 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 11 (55.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (40.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Architect
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) FreeSWITCH
2 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
1 12 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Android
2 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) DSDM
2 6 (30.00%) Machine Learning
2 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Use Case
2 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) BroadSoft
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) GENBAND
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Sonus
3 5 (25.00%) Ericsson
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £20,124 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago