The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - 100
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
Handset
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
304 216 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.24% 28.92% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 243 183 310
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Handset
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Leicestershire