The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Handsets
Rank - 85 89
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.099% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.32% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -33.33%
Handset
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
452 317 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.11% 31.48% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 360 232 263
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Handset
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Handset Salary Trend in Wales