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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 114 118 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.33% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 2.20% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
418 409 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.15% 20.58% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 344 301 314
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £52,500 £60,000
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 17 April 2014.

GPRS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (100.00%) GSM
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (71.43%) Multimedia
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) UMTS
3 5 (71.43%) Tcl
3 5 (71.43%) LTE
3 5 (71.43%) TTCN
3 5 (71.43%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Handset
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) TETRA
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (100.00%) GSM
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) UMTS
3 5 (71.43%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) TETRA
4 1 (14.29%) ZigBee
General
1 5 (71.43%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Test Development Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Development Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Tcl
2 5 (71.43%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree