The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 118 102 131
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 4 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 1.33% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 6.35% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 8
Average salary £24,000 £46,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.82% +35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +47.05%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 394 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.16% 21.02% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 223 300 402
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Amersham - 2 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £24,000 -
GPRS
South East

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 17 (89.47%) GSM
2 10 (52.63%) Wireless
2 10 (52.63%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Subversion
3 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 8 (42.11%) SaaS
4 8 (42.11%) LTE
4 8 (42.11%) Electronics
4 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (42.11%) C
4 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
5 7 (36.84%) 3G
5 7 (36.84%) UMTS
6 6 (31.58%) Service Management
6 6 (31.58%) 2G
7 5 (26.32%) 4G
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) Netcool
9 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
9 3 (15.79%) Fault Management
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) Big Data
10 2 (10.53%) Change Management
10 2 (10.53%) Management Information System

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) GSM
2 10 (52.63%) Wireless
3 8 (42.11%) LTE
4 7 (36.84%) UMTS
4 7 (36.84%) 3G
5 6 (31.58%) 2G
6 5 (26.32%) 4G
7 3 (15.79%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Subversion
General
1 8 (42.11%) Electronics
1 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Software Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Embedded C Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) C Software Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Network Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) NOC Manager
4 1 (5.26%) OSS Architect
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Telematics
3 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Fault Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Design
6 1 (5.26%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Network Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C
1 8 (42.11%) Embedded C
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Netcool
2 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Cramer