The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 55 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.57% - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% - 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
Handset
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
127 87 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 36.49% 37.18% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 95 72 77
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,450 £67,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Handset
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Handset Salary Trend in Farnborough

Handset
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Atmel
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Schematic Capture

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Schematic Capture
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Atmel