The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - 112 119
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.59% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Average salary - £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Handset
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
683 675 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.35% 44.97% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 535 552 646
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 Cambridge

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Handset
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Handset Salary Trend in Cambridge