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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 108 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Handset 11 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.60% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.78% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £52,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-26.28% +2.94%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
778 673 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.61% 33.22% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 631 551 615
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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 16 April 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (41.18%) Perl
1 7 (41.18%) Python
1 7 (41.18%) Wireless
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) TETRA
3 4 (23.53%) TTCN
4 3 (17.65%) Product Management
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) C++
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 3 (17.65%) PhD
4 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
4 3 (17.65%) DECT
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Firmware
4 3 (17.65%) 802.11
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (17.65%) Perforce
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Wireless
2 4 (23.53%) TETRA
3 3 (17.65%) Bluetooth
3 3 (17.65%) DECT
3 3 (17.65%) 802.11
3 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) RTP
4 2 (11.76%) 2G
4 2 (11.76%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (5.88%) GPRS
5 1 (5.88%) GSM
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (35.29%) Manufacturing
2 4 (23.53%) Electronics
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Mechanical Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Radio Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Professional Services Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Android
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Product Management
2 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Benchmarking
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Perl
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) TTCN
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) EMC
1 3 (17.65%) Perforce
2 2 (11.76%) MKS