The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 22 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 109 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 7 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.61% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 10
Average salary £60,000 £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+155.31% -27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £23,500 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
368 326 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.33% 19.83% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 299 271 289
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
Cambridgeshire

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

GPRS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Cambridge

GPRS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

GPRS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (91.67%) Wireless
2 7 (58.33%) Electronics
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) GSM
3 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Smart Meter
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) UMTS
5 4 (33.33%) Tcl
5 4 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Multimedia
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) LTE
5 4 (33.33%) TTCN
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (8.33%) Firmware
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Handset
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) TETRA
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (91.67%) Wireless
2 6 (50.00%) GSM
3 4 (33.33%) UMTS
3 4 (33.33%) LTE
4 1 (8.33%) TETRA
4 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
General
1 7 (58.33%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Test Development Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) RF Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Development Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Senior RF Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C
1 5 (41.67%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Tcl
2 4 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree