The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank 254 280 244
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -36
Permanent jobs citing Handset 8 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.42% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 18
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £54,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,250 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -26.28%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2802 3359 3019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.15% 38.85% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 2674 2593
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Handset
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Handset Salary Trend in the East of England

Handset
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Handset across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Handset Salary Histogram in the East of England

Handset
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire +13 6 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire -6 2 - -
Handset
England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) LINQ
1 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
1 3 (27.27%) MSTest
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (9.09%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DECT
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Mechanical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSLT
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) LINQ
2 1 (9.09%) iOS SDK
2 1 (9.09%) JNI
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Human Factors
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) HND
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) Becrypt
2 1 (9.09%) Symbian