The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 98 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.084% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.89% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £28,000 £24,646 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.60% -66.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Handset
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
282 265 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.60% 25.58% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 254 242 253
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Handset
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) PABX

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PABX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware