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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 127 133 157
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 13 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 0.087% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.43% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £23,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.76% -35.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £23,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £47,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +43.93%
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
535 515 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.46% 22.41% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 424 429 409
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

GPRS Salary Histogram 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 20 August 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
Peterborough - 7 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge +1 6 £61,250 +160.63%
GPRS
East of England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (52.94%) Wireless
2 7 (41.18%) Electronics
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) GSM
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (35.29%) ZigBee
3 6 (35.29%) Smart Meter
4 5 (29.41%) snoop
4 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Communications Security
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.76%) Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) LTE
7 2 (11.76%) TTCN
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) UMTS
7 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.76%) Tcl
7 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Multimedia

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (52.94%) Wireless
2 6 (35.29%) GSM
2 6 (35.29%) ZigBee
3 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
3 5 (29.41%) snoop
4 2 (11.76%) LTE
4 2 (11.76%) UMTS
4 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) LabVIEW
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Multimedia
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) RF Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior RF Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) TDD
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Communications Security
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C
1 5 (29.41%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Tcl
2 2 (11.76%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree