The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - 98
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
Handset
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
355 390 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 30.68% 36.72% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 270 341 380
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Handset
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Handset Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Handset
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy