The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 209 204 208
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 18 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 1.19% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 4
Average salary £40,000 £54,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.60% +29.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £50,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +49.25%
GPRS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1782 1513 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.94% 27.54% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1093 1117
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 6 £35,000 -
Reading -6 3 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
Slough +7 1 - -
Newbury -11 1 £40,000 -25.92%
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (60.00%) GSM
1 24 (60.00%) Wireless
2 19 (47.50%) UMTS
3 16 (40.00%) C#
3 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) C++
5 14 (35.00%) WCDMA
5 14 (35.00%) 3GPP
6 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
6 13 (32.50%) Degree
7 12 (30.00%) GGSN
7 12 (30.00%) SGSN
7 12 (30.00%) Android
7 12 (30.00%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (27.50%) .NET
9 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (25.00%) C
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) Firmware
10 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (22.50%) Marketing
10 9 (22.50%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
11 8 (20.00%) Home Automation
11 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
11 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
11 8 (20.00%) NEC
11 8 (20.00%) Electronics
11 8 (20.00%) Smartphone

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (10.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) GSM
1 24 (60.00%) Wireless
2 19 (47.50%) UMTS
3 14 (35.00%) WCDMA
3 14 (35.00%) 3GPP
4 12 (30.00%) GGSN
4 12 (30.00%) SGSN
5 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 5 (12.50%) HTTP
8 5 (12.50%) PSTN
8 5 (12.50%) ISDN
8 5 (12.50%) ATM
8 5 (12.50%) CDMA
8 5 (12.50%) MGW
8 5 (12.50%) SSL
8 5 (12.50%) Internet
8 5 (12.50%) Firewall
9 4 (10.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (32.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (22.50%) Marketing
3 8 (20.00%) Electronics
4 3 (7.50%) French Language
4 3 (7.50%) German Language
4 3 (7.50%) Italian Language
4 3 (7.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support
5 4 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Mobility Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) MFC
3 4 (10.00%) ODBC
4 1 (2.50%) WAP
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Compact Framework
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Firmware
1 9 (22.50%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 8 (20.00%) PDA
2 8 (20.00%) Home Automation
3 4 (10.00%) iPhone
3 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Mobile
2 12 (30.00%) Android
3 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 4 (10.00%) Windows NT
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Android Development
2 7 (17.50%) iOS Development
3 4 (10.00%) Software Distribution
3 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) Network Design
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) C++
3 10 (25.00%) C
4 8 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 8 (20.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCITP
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) CCIE
3 4 (10.00%) CCNP
3 4 (10.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) NEC
2 8 (20.00%) EMC
3 5 (12.50%) Huawei
4 4 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 4 (10.00%) SOTI
4 4 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.50%) Motorola
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