The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 137 127 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 2 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.081% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 1.65% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.59%
GPRS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
507 484 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.43% 22.45% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 383 352 486
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Cambridge +2 2 £40,000 -33.33%
GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (57.14%) ZigBee
2 7 (50.00%) GSM
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
4 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
4 5 (35.71%) snoop
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) Marketing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) Communications Security
7 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 2 (14.29%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
7 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) LTE
7 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
8 1 (7.14%) MySQL
8 1 (7.14%) STL
8 1 (7.14%) UNIX
8 1 (7.14%) 3GPP
8 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
8 1 (7.14%) SSL
8 1 (7.14%) Embedded C

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (57.14%) ZigBee
2 7 (50.00%) GSM
3 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
3 5 (35.71%) snoop
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) LTE
6 1 (7.14%) HSPA
6 1 (7.14%) 4G
6 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) 3G
6 1 (7.14%) CDMA2000
6 1 (7.14%) RTP
6 1 (7.14%) SS7
6 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
6 1 (7.14%) 2G
6 1 (7.14%) 3GPP
6 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Principal Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RF Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Communications Security
5 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C
1 6 (42.86%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware