The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
Handset
Hertfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
167 185 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.70% 36.56% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 135 115 132
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Handset
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Handset Salary Trend in Watford

Handset
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware