The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 127 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 1.57% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,787
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +43.95%
GPRS
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 318 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 15.92% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 296 206 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

GPRS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Bristol

GPRS
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) Electronics

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

General
1 7 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Field Engineer