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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 113 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.058% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
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
842 713 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.12% 48.44% 45.44%
Number of salaries quoted 592 567 685
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 £28,600 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) 2G
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Japanese Language
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) TTCN
2 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) RTP
2 1 (33.33%) MKS

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
1 1 (33.33%) RTP
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Italian Language
2 1 (33.33%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Professional Services Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MKS