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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 103 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Handset 3 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.27% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.57% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 11
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
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
623 876 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.88% 47.63% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 521 634 582
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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

Handset
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Handset Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) NUnit
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) XSLT
1 6 (66.67%) MSTest
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
1 6 (66.67%) LINQ
1 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 6 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
2 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Android Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 (11.11%) DMZ
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) NUnit
1 6 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (22.22%) Android Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Xcode
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) XML
1 6 (66.67%) XSLT
1 6 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 6 (66.67%) WCF
1 6 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
2 2 (22.22%) JNI
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 6 (66.67%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOD
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Symbian
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
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