The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 - 160
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.075% - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £27,000 - £22,500
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1055 1210 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 39.57% 42.32% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 675 560 720
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £69,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Handset
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Handset in Scotland

Handset
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 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
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £27,000 -
Handset
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Handset.

1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Games Producer
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Producer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel
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