Period
to 27 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smartphone
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 702 594 588
Rank change year-on-year -108 -6 +267
Permanent jobs citing Smartphone 336 90 629
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.53% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 126 48 257
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,525 £24,250
25th Percentile £25,750 £31,438 £25,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £44,000 £34,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.45% +29.41% -10.53%
75th Percentile £52,188 £66,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 £43,000 £29,533
% change year-on-year -31.40% +45.60% -26.17%

Smartphone 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 49,063 17,108 49,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.19% 35.90% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29,569 13,947 37,714
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £53,371
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +7.74% +1.66%
75th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,001 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Smartphone.

Salary trend for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Smartphone over the 6 months to 27 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 6 months to 27 September 2021. 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
England -122 288 £33,750 -23.30% 137
UK excluding London -68 244 £29,500 -31.40% 133
South West -34 81 £27,000 -2.70% 20
London -203 73 £37,000 -45.19% 18
South East -136 55 £35,000 -41.67% 23
North of England -117 27 £36,750 +9.70% 31
East of England -83 24 £44,500 +14.10% 23
Midlands -107 24 £27,500 -5.17% 22
Work from Home -272 23 £35,000 -30.00% 10
Scotland - 18 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands -89 17 £45,000 +55.17% 9
North West -91 14 £36,750 +11.36% 17
Northern Ireland -40 10 - - 2
Wales - 9 £26,500 - 7
Yorkshire - 9 £38,000 - 9
East Midlands -74 7 £22,000 -53.44% 13
North East -30 4 - - 5

For the 6 months to 27 September 2021, IT jobs citing Smartphone 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 with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 102 (30.36%) Social Skills
2 92 (27.38%) Degree
3 89 (26.49%) Software Engineering
4 86 (25.60%) Windows
5 75 (22.32%) Mentoring
6 74 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 72 (21.43%) Apple
8 71 (21.13%) Microsoft
9 67 (19.94%) Wearables
10 66 (19.64%) Microsoft 365
11 65 (19.35%) Internet
11 65 (19.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 62 (18.45%) Python
12 62 (18.45%) Workflow
13 59 (17.56%) iPhone
14 58 (17.26%) Artificial Intelligence
15 57 (16.96%) Photography
15 57 (16.96%) IBM Domino
15 57 (16.96%) Spreadsheet
15 57 (16.96%) Social Media
15 57 (16.96%) Post-Production
16 56 (16.67%) Azure
16 56 (16.67%) Computer Science
17 55 (16.37%) C++
18 54 (16.07%) MATLAB
19 49 (14.58%) Windows 10
20 46 (13.69%) Signal Processing
21 37 (11.01%) JavaScript
22 35 (10.42%) Mathematics

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 57 (16.96%) IBM Domino
2 9 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.68%) WordPress
3 5 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 57 (16.96%) Spreadsheet
2 32 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.17%) Figma
4 8 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (1.79%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.89%) Zemax
8 2 (0.60%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Relativity
2 1 (0.30%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 66 (19.64%) Microsoft 365
2 56 (16.67%) Azure
3 28 (8.33%) AWS
4 22 (6.55%) GCP
5 18 (5.36%) SaaS
6 17 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (2.68%) Serverless
9 6 (1.79%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.49%) GitHub
10 5 (1.49%) Google Workspace
10 5 (1.49%) Heroku
10 5 (1.49%) IaaS
11 4 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.19%) Firebase
11 4 (1.19%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.89%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.60%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 65 (19.35%) Internet
2 19 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
3 17 (5.06%) PPP
4 16 (4.76%) VPN
5 15 (4.46%) DHCP
5 15 (4.46%) Firewall
6 14 (4.17%) DNS
6 14 (4.17%) LAN
7 10 (2.98%) VoIP
8 9 (2.68%) Wireless
9 8 (2.38%) 4G
9 8 (2.38%) Broadband
9 8 (2.38%) Unified Communications
9 8 (2.38%) WAN
10 6 (1.79%) Network Security
11 5 (1.49%) 3G
11 5 (1.49%) ADSL
11 5 (1.49%) Extranet
11 5 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (2.98%) Redis
3 8 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.49%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.19%) Flink
5 4 (1.19%) Power BI
6 3 (0.89%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (6.55%) Git (software)
1 22 (6.55%) GitLab
2 17 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.38%) Appium
4 5 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.49%) ESLint
4 5 (1.49%) JUnit
4 5 (1.49%) Mockito
4 5 (1.49%) RSpec
4 5 (1.49%) SonarQube
4 5 (1.49%) Storybook
5 4 (1.19%) Crashlytics
5 4 (1.19%) JIRA
5 4 (1.19%) Selenium
6 3 (0.89%) Cypress.io
6 3 (0.89%) Subversion
7 1 (0.30%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Maven
7 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 102 (30.36%) Social Skills
2 67 (19.94%) Wearables
3 65 (19.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 32 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 26 (7.74%) Organisational Skills
6 23 (6.85%) Retail
7 18 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (5.36%) Finance
8 15 (4.46%) Marketing
9 13 (3.87%) Banking
10 10 (2.98%) Law
11 9 (2.68%) Legal
11 9 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (2.08%) Games
13 4 (1.19%) Electronics
14 3 (0.89%) Public Sector
15 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.60%) Publishing
16 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 57 (16.96%) Video Editor
2 39 (11.61%) IT Support
2 39 (11.61%) Software Engineer
3 33 (9.82%) Support Engineer
4 29 (8.63%) Developer
5 26 (7.74%) Senior Software Engineer
6 22 (6.55%) Analyst
7 21 (6.25%) IT Engineer
8 20 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 17 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.06%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 16 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
11 15 (4.46%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (4.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (4.17%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.98%) Architect
14 9 (2.68%) 1st Line Support
14 9 (2.68%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.74%) CSS
2 24 (7.14%) GraphQL
3 23 (6.85%) REST
4 21 (6.25%) HTML
5 18 (5.36%) React
6 14 (4.17%) Flutter
6 14 (4.17%) HTML5
7 11 (3.27%) Web Services
8 10 (2.98%) CSS3
9 6 (1.79%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.79%) Spring
10 5 (1.49%) jQuery
10 5 (1.49%) LESS
10 5 (1.49%) Node.js
10 5 (1.49%) OAuth
10 5 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.49%) Sass
10 5 (1.49%) Sidekiq
10 5 (1.49%) SOAP
10 5 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.56%) iPhone
2 57 (16.96%) Photography
2 57 (16.96%) Social Media
3 32 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 30 (8.93%) Driving Licence
4 30 (8.93%) User Experience
5 19 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 14 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (3.57%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.68%) mHealth
10 8 (2.38%) Digital Currency
10 8 (2.38%) STB
11 6 (1.79%) Life Science
12 5 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (1.19%) Animation
13 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.19%) e-Learning
13 4 (1.19%) Learning Management System
13 4 (1.19%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.60%) Windows
2 49 (14.58%) Windows 10
3 30 (8.93%) Android
4 29 (8.63%) Apple iOS
5 23 (6.85%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.87%) Linux
7 8 (2.38%) Unix
8 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.49%) Software Engineering
2 75 (22.32%) Mentoring
3 74 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (18.45%) Workflow
5 58 (17.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 57 (16.96%) Post-Production
7 56 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 46 (13.69%) Signal Processing
9 35 (10.42%) Mathematics
10 31 (9.23%) ITIL
11 30 (8.93%) DevOps
12 29 (8.63%) Technical Leadership
13 26 (7.74%) Kalman Filter
13 26 (7.74%) Test Automation
14 23 (6.85%) Prototyping
15 22 (6.55%) Configuration Management
15 22 (6.55%) ITSM
16 20 (5.95%) Front End Development
16 20 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (5.95%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.45%) Python
2 55 (16.37%) C++
3 54 (16.07%) MATLAB
4 37 (11.01%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.52%) Java
6 15 (4.46%) C
6 15 (4.46%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.46%) SQL
7 8 (2.38%) C#
8 7 (2.08%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.79%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.49%) Dart
10 5 (1.49%) ES6
10 5 (1.49%) Ruby
11 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 92 (27.38%) Degree
2 7 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.49%) CISSP
3 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.19%) CCA
4 4 (1.19%) CCNA
4 4 (1.19%) CCNP
4 4 (1.19%) CISA
4 4 (1.19%) CISM
4 4 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (1.19%) MCP
4 4 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.89%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.89%) PhD
6 1 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.30%) CCSP
6 1 (0.30%) OSCP
6 1 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.87%) QA
2 10 (2.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.19%) NIST
4 4 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.19%) PMO
5 3 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.89%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.87%) Docker
3 11 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.98%) Terminal Services
4 10 (2.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (2.68%) vSphere
6 4 (1.19%) XenApp
7 3 (0.89%) Firmware
8 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (6.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (6.55%) Terraform
3 20 (5.95%) SCCM
4 18 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (5.06%) Ansible
5 17 (5.06%) Puppet
6 13 (3.87%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.49%) CASB
7 5 (1.49%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.60%) PaperCut
9 1 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (21.43%) Apple
2 71 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.14%) Google
4 16 (4.76%) Cisco
5 14 (4.17%) VMware
6 13 (3.87%) ServiceNow
7 12 (3.57%) Citrix
8 11 (3.27%) YouTube
9 9 (2.68%) Adobe
10 8 (2.38%) Facebook
10 8 (2.38%) Mitel
10 8 (2.38%) Sophos
10 8 (2.38%) Twitter
11 7 (2.08%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.79%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.49%) iManage
13 5 (1.49%) Meraki
13 5 (1.49%) Qualys
13 5 (1.49%) Rapid7
13 5 (1.49%) Veeam