The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 117 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.056% 0.067% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £47,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-22.10% +28.37%
GPRS
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
408 379 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.97% 25.54% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 283 299 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,492 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Electronics
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
4 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (12.50%) CDMA2000
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) HSPA
4 1 (12.50%) LTE

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (12.50%) 3GPP
3 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
3 1 (12.50%) CDMA2000
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (12.50%) HSPA
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
General
1 6 (75.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) RF Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior RF Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
1 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
1 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
1 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware