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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 125 120 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.57% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 3.73% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
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
277 268 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.62% 15.31% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 232 185 245
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) HSPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) CDMA2000
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) HSPA
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce