The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 185 - 171
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 0 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.026% - 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% - 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 26
Average salary £30,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-13.57% -6.66%
Handset
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1401 1360 1508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.81% 38.66% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1164 1161 1256
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Hampshire

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) MFC
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) STL
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (50.00%) 2G
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) 3G
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 3 (50.00%) 4G
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) WorkSite
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 (16.67%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (50.00%) 3G
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (50.00%) 2G
1 3 (50.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (50.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Legal IT Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Baseband Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) MFC
1 3 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
1 3 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft