The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 243 231 278
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +47
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 16 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.67% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 15
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +75.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +47.05%
GPRS
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 East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1558 1501 1849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.58% 21.27% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1227 1486
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GPRS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

GPRS Salary Trend in the East of England

GPRS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the East of England

GPRS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Cambridgeshire +6 12 £48,750 +28.28% 3
Suffolk - 3 £21,500 -
Hertfordshire -17 1 - - 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 13 (52.00%) Electronics
2 11 (44.00%) GSM
3 9 (36.00%) C
3 9 (36.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (32.00%) ZigBee
5 7 (28.00%) Wireless
6 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) Smart Meter
6 6 (24.00%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 5 (20.00%) snoop
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 3 (12.00%) Communications Security
9 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
10 2 (8.00%) LabVIEW
10 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
10 2 (8.00%) UMTS
10 2 (8.00%) 4G
11 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
11 1 (4.00%) User Stories
11 1 (4.00%) Subversion
11 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
11 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 11 (44.00%) GSM
2 8 (32.00%) ZigBee
3 7 (28.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (20.00%) snoop
5 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.00%) UMTS
5 2 (8.00%) 4G
6 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (4.00%) LTE
6 1 (4.00%) WLAN
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
6 1 (4.00%) 3G
6 1 (4.00%) Broadband
6 1 (4.00%) TETRA
6 1 (4.00%) 2G
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 13 (52.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) RF Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
1 6 (24.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) OO
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Communications Security
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.00%) Use Case
7 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C
1 9 (36.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
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