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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -26.00%
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
304 299 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.62% 15.65% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 235 231 197
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £52,500 -
GPRS
North West

GPRS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) UMTS
1 7 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Compact Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Development Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Software Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft