The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 255 238
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Handset 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.099% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.13% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% +42.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £21,500 £17,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £50,700 £33,000
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1738 2285 1967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.37% 38.95% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1737 1549
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Handset
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Handset in the South West

Handset
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Handset in the South West over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Handset in the South West

Handset
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the South 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
Bristol - 5 £35,000 -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for Handset.

1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 3 (37.50%) IVR
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) Mitel
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis

Handset
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) OpenScape
2 1 (12.50%) PABX
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Site Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Android Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Android Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mid-Level Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IVR
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Validation
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Mitel
2 2 (25.00%) Verint
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) BT
3 1 (12.50%) Red Box
3 1 (12.50%) Siemens