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

Smartphone
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 228 214
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Smartphone 2 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.039% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 11
Median salary £24,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.77% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £32,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

Smartphone 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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1931 2309 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.51% 36.99% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1667 1600
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Smartphone as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Smartphone in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the West Midlands 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
Staffordshire +17 1 £26,500 -
Birmingham +7 1 £22,500 -59.09%
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Smartphone 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) iPhone
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Automotive
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Android Development
4 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (15.38%) Fireworks
2 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Software Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Manual Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Tester
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) CSS3
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
3 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (7.69%) LESS
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
1 4 (30.77%) iPhone
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Android Development
1 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
1 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
1 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (15.38%) Telematics
2 2 (15.38%) Wireframes
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) GNVQ
3 2 (15.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) EnCase
1 1 (7.69%) FTK
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Apple