Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smartphone
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 631 653 633
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 +210
Permanent jobs citing Smartphone 498 124 438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.55% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 172 93 266
10th Percentile £23,727 £22,650 £23,000
25th Percentile £26,500 £26,750 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -20.00%
75th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £80,750 £74,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,500 £33,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -11.94% +19.64% -30.00%

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 52,614 22,465 44,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 35.40% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30,428 17,697 34,433
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.38% +3.33%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +35 464 £32,500 -13.33% 117
UK excluding London +21 339 £29,500 -11.94% 118
London -84 167 £35,000 -34.88% 21
East of England -20 87 £21,500 +4.88% 16
Work from Home -134 84 £35,000 +32.08% 15
North of England -68 81 £26,500 -19.08% 23
South East -62 70 £35,000 -41.67% 19
Midlands -50 52 £24,000 -6.80% 20
Yorkshire -35 49 £26,500 +26.19% 7
East Midlands -33 27 £23,500 -2.08% 9
South West -43 27 £30,000 -7.69% 18
West Midlands -49 25 £28,500 +0.88% 10
North West -64 24 £26,500 -19.70% 12
Scotland - 13 £55,000 - 16
Wales -39 10 £50,173 +43.35% 5
North East -23 8 £23,000 -31.34% 4
Northern Ireland -24 6 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 196 (39.36%) Windows
2 194 (38.96%) Social Skills
3 169 (33.94%) Apple
4 127 (25.50%) Internet
5 103 (20.68%) Microsoft
5 103 (20.68%) Software Engineering
6 102 (20.48%) Artificial Intelligence
7 101 (20.28%) Android
8 98 (19.68%) Social Media
9 95 (19.08%) Degree
10 90 (18.07%) iPhone
11 89 (17.87%) Active Directory
12 88 (17.67%) Electronics
13 87 (17.47%) Spreadsheet
14 86 (17.27%) Games
14 86 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
15 85 (17.07%) Microsoft 365
16 84 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
17 83 (16.67%) Photography
17 83 (16.67%) IBM Domino
18 74 (14.86%) Machine Learning
18 74 (14.86%) Computer Science
19 73 (14.66%) AWS
20 72 (14.46%) Mathematics
20 72 (14.46%) Docker
20 72 (14.46%) JavaScript
21 69 (13.86%) Python
22 66 (13.25%) DevOps
23 64 (12.85%) CI/CD
24 59 (11.85%) Git (software)

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 83 (16.67%) IBM Domino
2 16 (3.21%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.41%) Jupyter
4 12 (2.41%) WordPress
5 9 (1.81%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.61%) Apache
7 6 (1.20%) nginx
7 6 (1.20%) Traefik
8 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.80%) IIS
9 2 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 87 (17.47%) Spreadsheet
2 59 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) InDesign
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Relativity
1 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 85 (17.07%) Microsoft 365
2 73 (14.66%) AWS
3 37 (7.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (7.03%) GitHub
5 34 (6.83%) Azure
6 26 (5.22%) Amazon ECS
6 26 (5.22%) Amazon S3
7 22 (4.42%) Serverless
8 20 (4.02%) SaaS
9 15 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (3.01%) Figma
10 12 (2.41%) GCP
11 11 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (2.01%) OneDrive
13 9 (1.81%) IaaS
14 8 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (1.41%) Google Workspace
15 7 (1.41%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 127 (25.50%) Internet
2 24 (4.82%) DNS
3 22 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 20 (4.02%) DHCP
5 18 (3.61%) Firewall
5 18 (3.61%) HTTP
6 17 (3.41%) VPN
7 16 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (2.61%) LAN
9 12 (2.41%) VoIP
10 9 (1.81%) Wireless
11 8 (1.61%) WAN
12 7 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.41%) Unified Communications
13 6 (1.20%) 4G
13 6 (1.20%) ADSL
13 6 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.00%) IPsec
14 5 (1.00%) SSL
14 5 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.24%) Redis
2 36 (7.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 30 (6.02%) Amazon Aurora
4 27 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (5.22%) Amazon Athena
5 26 (5.22%) Relational Database
6 20 (4.02%) MySQL
7 18 (3.61%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.81%) InfluxDB
10 6 (1.20%) Big Data
10 6 (1.20%) Event Store
11 5 (1.00%) Flink
11 5 (1.00%) Power BI
11 5 (1.00%) Tableau
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 59 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.42%) CircleCI
3 26 (5.22%) PHPUnit
4 12 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.61%) Maven
6 7 (1.41%) git-flow
6 7 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.00%) Appium
8 5 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.00%) GitLab
8 5 (1.00%) JUnit
8 5 (1.00%) Mockito
8 5 (1.00%) RSpec
8 5 (1.00%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.80%) Bundler
9 4 (0.80%) Crashlytics
9 4 (0.80%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.80%) JIRA
9 4 (0.80%) Sourcetree
General
1 194 (38.96%) Social Skills
2 88 (17.67%) Electronics
3 86 (17.27%) Games
4 41 (8.23%) Finance
5 28 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.62%) Marketing
7 20 (4.02%) Law
8 19 (3.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 17 (3.41%) Retail
9 17 (3.41%) Telecoms
10 13 (2.61%) Banking
11 11 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (1.61%) Online Betting
13 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
14 6 (1.20%) Legal
15 5 (1.00%) Public Sector
15 5 (1.00%) Wearables
16 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.60%) Publishing
17 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 96 (19.28%) Developer
2 72 (14.46%) Software Engineer
3 57 (11.45%) Video Editor
4 55 (11.04%) Data Entry Clerk
5 46 (9.24%) IT Support
6 45 (9.04%) Support Engineer
7 39 (7.83%) Senior Software Engineer
8 38 (7.63%) IT Engineer
9 34 (6.83%) Backend Developer
10 33 (6.63%) Analyst
11 26 (5.22%) PHP Developer
11 26 (5.22%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 23 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
12 23 (4.62%) Software Developer
13 22 (4.42%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.22%) Java Developer
15 18 (3.61%) Support Analyst
16 17 (3.41%) Service Analyst
16 17 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
16 17 (3.41%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.23%) CSS
1 36 (7.23%) HTML
2 35 (7.03%) Vue.js
3 29 (5.82%) GraphQL
3 29 (5.82%) Spring
4 28 (5.62%) REST
5 26 (5.22%) Laravel
5 26 (5.22%) React
6 20 (4.02%) HTML5
7 17 (3.41%) React Native
8 16 (3.21%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (2.81%) Flutter
9 14 (2.81%) RESTful
10 13 (2.61%) CSS3
10 13 (2.61%) Kafka
10 13 (2.61%) Web Services
11 12 (2.41%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.21%) Node.js
13 9 (1.81%) .NET
14 8 (1.61%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 98 (19.68%) Social Media
2 90 (18.07%) iPhone
3 83 (16.67%) Photography
4 43 (8.63%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (7.03%) Algorithms
6 32 (6.43%) User Experience
7 26 (5.22%) Mobile App
8 24 (4.82%) Driving Licence
9 21 (4.22%) SystemC
10 19 (3.82%) Cyber Defence
10 19 (3.82%) Cyberattack
11 17 (3.41%) Digital TV
11 17 (3.41%) Smart Meter
11 17 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
12 14 (2.81%) Replication
13 12 (2.41%) Analytical Mindset
14 10 (2.01%) Internet of Things
15 9 (1.81%) Cybercrime
15 9 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (1.61%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 196 (39.36%) Windows
2 101 (20.28%) Android
3 53 (10.64%) Windows 10
4 50 (10.04%) Linux
5 41 (8.23%) Apple iOS
5 41 (8.23%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.81%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (20.68%) Software Engineering
2 102 (20.48%) Artificial Intelligence
3 86 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
5 74 (14.86%) Computer Science
5 74 (14.86%) Machine Learning
6 72 (14.46%) Mathematics
7 66 (13.25%) DevOps
8 64 (12.85%) CI/CD
9 58 (11.65%) Workflow
10 57 (11.45%) Post-Production
11 55 (11.04%) Data Entry
12 54 (10.84%) TDD
13 47 (9.44%) ITIL
14 41 (8.23%) Test Automation
15 39 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (7.03%) Collaborative Working
17 34 (6.83%) Performance Analysis
18 30 (6.02%) Visualisation
19 29 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.46%) JavaScript
2 69 (13.86%) Python
3 49 (9.84%) C++
4 47 (9.44%) SQL
5 43 (8.63%) Java
6 39 (7.83%) TypeScript
7 31 (6.22%) PHP
8 27 (5.42%) C
9 26 (5.22%) Perl
10 18 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 15 (3.01%) Bash
12 14 (2.81%) Apple Swift
12 14 (2.81%) Ruby
13 8 (1.61%) C#
13 8 (1.61%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.00%) Dart
16 4 (0.80%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.80%) PHP 7
16 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (19.08%) Degree
2 14 (2.81%) SC Cleared
2 14 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.00%) PhD
5 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.40%) CCA
6 2 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.40%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.20%) CCSP
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.20%) CISSP
7 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.20%) OSCP
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.61%) SLA
2 11 (2.21%) IEC 62304
2 11 (2.21%) ISO 13485
2 11 (2.21%) QA
3 8 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.41%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (17.87%) Active Directory
2 72 (14.46%) Docker
3 26 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (2.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.81%) KVM
6 9 (1.81%) Xen
7 8 (1.61%) vSphere
8 7 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.80%) Firmware
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 33 (6.63%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.02%) Ansible
2 25 (5.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (4.42%) SCCM
4 15 (3.01%) Grafana
5 12 (2.41%) Terraform
6 11 (2.21%) Puppet
7 10 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.81%) logstash
9 7 (1.41%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.20%) CASB
10 6 (1.20%) Consul
10 6 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
10 6 (1.20%) Rancher
11 4 (0.80%) cPanel
11 4 (0.80%) Packer
11 4 (0.80%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.60%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 169 (33.94%) Apple
2 103 (20.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (6.22%) VMware
4 23 (4.62%) Cisco
5 15 (3.01%) ServiceNow
6 13 (2.61%) Adobe
7 11 (2.21%) Citrix
8 10 (2.01%) iManage
8 10 (2.01%) Perforce
9 8 (1.61%) Google
10 7 (1.41%) Mitel
11 6 (1.20%) HP
12 5 (1.00%) Meraki
12 5 (1.00%) Sophos
12 5 (1.00%) Veeam
13 4 (0.80%) Dell
13 4 (0.80%) New Relic
13 4 (0.80%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.80%) Xerox
14 3 (0.60%) SAP