The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 110 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 4 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.31% 0.17% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 0.71% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £27,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 280 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.49% 24.31% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 248 253 230
Average salary £36,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,875
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 3 £40,000 -
GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing GPRS 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 GPRS.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) 3GPP
3 3 (60.00%) UMTS
3 3 (60.00%) 2G
3 3 (60.00%) 3G
3 3 (60.00%) 4G
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing GPRS 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 GPRS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
2 3 (60.00%) 3GPP
2 3 (60.00%) UMTS
2 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Development Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) OOD
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree