The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - 72 68
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.72% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £28,375 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 265 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.54% 31.89% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 231 195 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,116 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.90% -6.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,750 £45,198
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Handset
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Handset Salary Trend in the North East