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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 194 199 231
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +32
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 16 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.19% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 6
Average salary £35,000 £52,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.69% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1623 1514 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.40% 27.62% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1136 1248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 7 £35,000 - 1
Reading +1 3 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Slough +4 2 £38,500 -31.55%
Newbury +4 1 £40,000 -23.07%
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 - 1
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (63.64%) Wireless
2 27 (61.36%) GSM
3 21 (47.73%) UMTS
4 17 (38.64%) WCDMA
4 17 (38.64%) C#
4 17 (38.64%) SGSN
5 16 (36.36%) GGSN
5 16 (36.36%) C++
5 16 (36.36%) 3GPP
6 15 (34.09%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) .NET
7 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 14 (31.82%) Windows Mobile
8 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
8 13 (29.55%) C
9 12 (27.27%) Degree
10 11 (25.00%) Android
10 11 (25.00%) Marketing
11 10 (22.73%) Smartphone
11 10 (22.73%) PDA
11 10 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
11 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.18%) Firmware
12 8 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Development
13 7 (15.91%) Home Automation
13 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
13 7 (15.91%) NEC
13 7 (15.91%) Electronics

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (9.09%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) Wireless
2 27 (61.36%) GSM
3 21 (47.73%) UMTS
4 17 (38.64%) WCDMA
4 17 (38.64%) SGSN
5 16 (36.36%) GGSN
5 16 (36.36%) 3GPP
6 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 10 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.36%) HTTP
8 5 (11.36%) WAN
8 5 (11.36%) LAN
8 5 (11.36%) Internet
8 5 (11.36%) SSL
9 4 (9.09%) DMZ
9 4 (9.09%) Firewall
9 4 (9.09%) IMAP
9 4 (9.09%) LDAP
9 4 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 11 (25.00%) Marketing
3 7 (15.91%) Electronics
4 3 (6.82%) French Language
4 3 (6.82%) German Language
4 3 (6.82%) Italian Language
4 3 (6.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Core Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Mobile Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Firmware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Mobility Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Support
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) MFC
3 4 (9.09%) ODBC
4 1 (2.27%) WAP
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Smartphone
1 10 (22.73%) PDA
1 10 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.18%) Firmware
2 8 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (15.91%) Home Automation
4 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
5 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.09%) iPhone
6 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Windows
2 14 (31.82%) Windows Mobile
3 11 (25.00%) Android
4 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX
7 1 (2.27%) Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
1 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Development
2 6 (13.64%) Android Development
2 6 (13.64%) iOS Development
3 4 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) C++
3 13 (29.55%) C
4 7 (15.91%) Embedded C
4 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++
4 7 (15.91%) Assembly Language
5 6 (13.64%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCITP
3 4 (9.09%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) CCIE
3 4 (9.09%) CCNP
3 4 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.91%) NEC
1 7 (15.91%) EMC
2 6 (13.64%) Huawei
3 4 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 4 (9.09%) SOTI
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco
4 1 (2.27%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.27%) Motorola
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago