Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 346 362
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 25 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.042% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 4
North West median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -18.70% -12.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £17,775
90th Percentile £80,000 £28,900 £44,163
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year -2.78% -14.79% +30.00%

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 5277 4685 4790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.93% 39.66% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4149 3969 3844
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 September 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 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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 -29 14 £40,000 +60.00%
Cheshire - 11 £60,000 -
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (52.00%) Android
3 13 (52.00%) Apple iOS
3 13 (52.00%) Client/Server
3 13 (52.00%) Smartphone
4 12 (48.00%) Retail Banking
4 12 (48.00%) Banking
4 12 (48.00%) Retail
4 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) VoIP
6 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
6 9 (36.00%) Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Oracle
6 9 (36.00%) BroadSoft
7 7 (28.00%) Machine Learning
7 7 (28.00%) GENBAND
7 7 (28.00%) Sonus
7 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (28.00%) VoWiFi
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
7 7 (28.00%) Unix
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (24.00%) DSDM
8 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development

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 (24.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (24.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) VoIP
2 7 (28.00%) VoWiFi
3 2 (8.00%) Broadband
3 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.00%) Softswitch
4 1 (4.00%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 12 (48.00%) Banking
1 12 (48.00%) Retail
1 12 (48.00%) Retail Banking
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
1 13 (52.00%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (48.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 9 (36.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Services Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (52.00%) Client/Server
2 13 (52.00%) Smartphone
3 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Android
2 13 (52.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Unix
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (28.00%) Machine Learning
2 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) DSDM
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) Use Case
3 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (12.00%) Data Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) BroadSoft
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) GENBAND
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Sonus
3 2 (8.00%) Ericsson