The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 87 97
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.54% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £65,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +75.67%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £50,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +51.51%
GPRS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
253 260 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.57% 25.64% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 228 241 239
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (40.00%) UMTS
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) 2G

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (40.00%) 3GPP
2 2 (40.00%) UMTS
2 2 (40.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) 2G
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree