The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.59% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.30% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
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 Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 145 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.51% 43.03% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 72 84 144
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Handset
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Handset Salary Trend in Middlesex

Handset
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree