Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 358 364
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Handset 6 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.15% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.40% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 1
North West median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +33.33% +39.53%
England median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £28,750
% change year-on-year -7.50% +39.13% -12.88%

Handset is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,448 4,970 4,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.43% 37.91% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,538 3,843 4,086
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 4 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Cheshire +14 2 £17,000 -57.50%
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Handset also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Handset.

1 5 (83.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Verint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Wyse
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 2 (33.33%) Fat Client

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
1 2 (33.33%) Verint
1 2 (33.33%) Wyse