The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Handsets
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 81 90
Permanent jobs citing Handset 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.75% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £36,750 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +110.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £36,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.53% +21.66%  

Handset is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 141 265 275
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 37.60% 37.43% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117 146 211
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Handset as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Dorset

Handset
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Handset in Dorset