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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 232 252
Rank change year-on-year -10 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 7 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.087% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.22% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.10%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -10.95% +21.66%  

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 2445 2228 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.92% 38.77% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1975 1822 1910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,075
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
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 28 March 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
Cheshire +8 4 - -
Manchester -23 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Softswitch
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) FreeSWITCH
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) GENBAND
3 3 (42.86%) Sonus
3 3 (42.86%) BroadSoft
3 3 (42.86%) VoWiFi
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) Line Management

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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Softswitch
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
1 3 (42.86%) VoWiFi
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) BroadSoft
1 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
1 3 (42.86%) GENBAND
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Sonus
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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