The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.00%
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 Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
296 319 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.77% 36.42% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 266 296 330
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Handset
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Handset Salary Trend in Southampton

Handset
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) MFC
1 3 (100.00%) STL
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Business Development
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) MFC
1 3 (100.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Business Development
1 3 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) EMC