The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 133 126 140
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Handset 6 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.94% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 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 £25,717 £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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
849 721 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.67% 30.32% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 634 593 772
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Handset
East of England

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Handset
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Handset Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Handset
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 6 £36,250 -9.37%
Handset
East of England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) 2G
3 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (18.75%) Bluetooth
3 3 (18.75%) DECT
3 3 (18.75%) 3GPP
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) 3G
3 3 (18.75%) 802.11
4 2 (12.50%) RTP
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (6.25%) RNC
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) LTE
5 1 (6.25%) GPRS
5 1 (6.25%) GSM
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%) Valgrind
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
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%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
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%) Benchmarking
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
1 3 (18.75%) Product Management
1 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.25%) Use Case
3 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OOD
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
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%) EMC
1 3 (18.75%) MKS
1 3 (18.75%) Perforce