Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
England > North West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 367 340
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +27
Permanent jobs citing Handset 4 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.031% 0.024% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.058% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
North West median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.30% +51.14%
England median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38% +8.33%

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 4,939 5,140 4,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.60% 41.54% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,819 4,216 3,496
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
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 22 February 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
Cheshire - 4 £38,000 -
Handset
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking

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 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) DSDM
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP