The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 118 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
GPRS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
363 357 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.19% 19.69% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 231 259 312
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Cheshire

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceStack
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) C++

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceStack
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
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