The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - 107
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.96%
Handset
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
450 563 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.96% 42.78% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 356 423 351
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Handset
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Handset Salary Trend in Essex