The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 113 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Handset 6 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 2.18% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 11
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
715 551 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 40.21% 33.23% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 535 465 569
Average salary £39,420 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Handset
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) Python
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Wireless
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) TETRA
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) TTCN
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
5 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) MKS
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Firmware
5 3 (18.75%) 3G
5 3 (18.75%) 802.11
5 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
5 3 (18.75%) PhD
5 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
5 3 (18.75%) DECT
5 3 (18.75%) 3GPP
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Wireless
2 4 (25.00%) TETRA
3 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (18.75%) 3G
3 3 (18.75%) 802.11
3 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
3 3 (18.75%) DECT
3 3 (18.75%) 3GPP
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) 2G
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) RTP
4 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (6.25%) GPRS
5 1 (6.25%) GSM
5 1 (6.25%) RNC
5 1 (6.25%) LTE
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Valgrind
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Mechanical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Radio Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Professional Services Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Product Management
1 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Benchmarking
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) C
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) TTCN
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) PhD
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) MKS
1 3 (18.75%) EMC
1 3 (18.75%) Perforce
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago