The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 16 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 Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 195 211 207
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 28 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 0.87% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 15
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £31,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.40% -21.87%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1678 1734 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.10% 32.14% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1293 1368
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Berkshire

GPRS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

GPRS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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
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Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 13 £30,000 -
Slough - 7 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £19,500 -
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 25 (59.52%) GSM
2 22 (52.38%) Wireless
3 20 (47.62%) UMTS
4 17 (40.48%) WCDMA
4 17 (40.48%) Windows
4 17 (40.48%) 3GPP
4 17 (40.48%) SGSN
5 16 (38.10%) Windows Mobile
5 16 (38.10%) C#
5 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
6 15 (35.71%) GGSN
7 14 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 14 (33.33%) Smartphone
7 14 (33.33%) PDA
7 14 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (33.33%) .NET
8 12 (28.57%) C++
9 11 (26.19%) Marketing
10 10 (23.81%) C
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
12 8 (19.05%) Huawei
13 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) Degree
14 6 (14.29%) Android
15 5 (11.90%) 3G
15 5 (11.90%) SLA
16 4 (9.52%) Motorola
16 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
16 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) GroupWise
1 2 (4.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) GSM
2 22 (52.38%) Wireless
3 20 (47.62%) UMTS
4 17 (40.48%) WCDMA
4 17 (40.48%) 3GPP
4 17 (40.48%) SGSN
5 15 (35.71%) GGSN
6 14 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (11.90%) 3G
8 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.52%) WAN
8 4 (9.52%) LAN
8 4 (9.52%) CDMA
9 3 (7.14%) HTTP
9 3 (7.14%) Internet
10 2 (4.76%) DMZ
10 2 (4.76%) DSL
10 2 (4.76%) VPN
10 2 (4.76%) DNS
10 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.19%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
1 14 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) Core Network Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Incident Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Mobility Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Radio Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.38%) RF Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) HTML5
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Compact Framework
2 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.76%) MFC
3 2 (4.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 14 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 14 (33.33%) PDA
2 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Home Automation
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
4 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (14.29%) Android
4 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
2 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (4.76%) Software Distribution
3 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
3 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.38%) Service Management
3 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.38%) Network Design
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL
3 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) C++
3 10 (23.81%) C
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded C
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CCIE
2 2 (4.76%) CCNP
2 2 (4.76%) CCNA
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Huawei
3 4 (9.52%) Motorola
4 2 (4.76%) EMC
4 2 (4.76%) NEC
4 2 (4.76%) MobileIron
4 2 (4.76%) SOTI
5 1 (2.38%) Sybase
5 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.38%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.38%) Nortel
5 1 (2.38%) Nokia
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago