The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - 127
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
Handset
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
745 638 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.23% 32.60% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 657 497 602
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Handset
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Handset Salary Trend in Bristol

Handset
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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%) C
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) TETRA
1 1 (100.00%) WiMAX
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bristol 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%) 2G
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) TETRA
1 1 (100.00%) WiMAX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DSP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DSP Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Handset Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware