The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £30,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+8.94% -26.78%
Handset
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
222 211 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 31.49% 33.87% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 154 184 181
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Handset
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Handset Salary Trend in Dorset