The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 832 822 760
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -62
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 34 79 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.41% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 26 71 72
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,903 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
GPRS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17302 19482 18877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.80% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14317 15672 15270
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in England

GPRS
Salary Trend in England

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

GPRS Salary Trend in England

GPRS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

GPRS Salary Histogram in England

GPRS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
North West - 15 £37,500 -
South East -21 9 £45,000 +12.50%
London +19 4 £37,500 +7.14%
South West -13 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
East of England -8 1 £140,000 +180.00% 1
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 48 (55.81%) GSM
2 32 (37.21%) UMTS
3 30 (34.88%) Windows
4 26 (30.23%) Linux
5 24 (27.91%) C++
5 24 (27.91%) Android
6 22 (25.58%) C
7 21 (24.42%) Wireless
7 21 (24.42%) Software Engineering
8 20 (23.26%) Telecoms
8 20 (23.26%) C#
8 20 (23.26%) .NET
9 19 (22.09%) Electronics
9 19 (22.09%) Windows Mobile
10 18 (20.93%) SGSN
11 16 (18.60%) LTE
11 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
12 15 (17.44%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (16.28%) HTML
13 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
14 13 (15.12%) Apple iOS
14 13 (15.12%) 3G
15 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.95%) Java
15 12 (13.95%) Bluetooth
15 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.95%) GGSN
16 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
16 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 48 (55.81%) GSM
2 32 (37.21%) UMTS
3 21 (24.42%) Wireless
4 18 (20.93%) SGSN
5 16 (18.60%) LTE
6 15 (17.44%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (15.12%) 3G
8 12 (13.95%) Bluetooth
8 12 (13.95%) GGSN
9 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
10 10 (11.63%) CDMA
10 10 (11.63%) VoIP
10 10 (11.63%) Ethernet
11 9 (10.47%) HTTP
11 9 (10.47%) VPN
11 9 (10.47%) Internet
12 8 (9.30%) DVB
12 8 (9.30%) 3GPP
12 8 (9.30%) WLAN
12 8 (9.30%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.16%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (23.26%) Telecoms
2 19 (22.09%) Electronics
3 9 (10.47%) Multimedia
4 8 (9.30%) Finance
4 8 (9.30%) Automotive
5 5 (5.81%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Billing
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.93%) Software Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Field Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Field Service Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Graduate
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) Development Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Software Development Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Software Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 4 (4.65%) Mobile Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Applications Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) .NET
2 14 (16.28%) HTML
3 9 (10.47%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.30%) Flash
4 8 (9.30%) J2ME
4 8 (9.30%) OpenGL
4 8 (9.30%) Middleware
4 8 (9.30%) UIQ
4 8 (9.30%) Series 60
4 8 (9.30%) BREW
4 8 (9.30%) SVG
4 8 (9.30%) Qt
4 8 (9.30%) OpenAL
4 8 (9.30%) OpenCL
5 7 (8.14%) MAPI
6 5 (5.81%) WAP
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Compact Framework
7 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.49%) CGI
8 3 (3.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.63%) iPhone
4 9 (10.47%) Device Driver
5 8 (9.30%) MPEG
5 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.81%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (4.65%) SCADA
7 4 (4.65%) Machine to Machine
8 3 (3.49%) Home Automation
9 2 (2.33%) Telematics
9 2 (2.33%) CAN bus
9 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.16%) PMI
10 1 (1.16%) Handset
10 1 (1.16%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.16%) Verilog
10 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.16%) SystemC
10 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Linux
3 24 (27.91%) Android
4 19 (22.09%) Windows Mobile
5 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
6 13 (15.12%) Apple iOS
7 10 (11.63%) UNIX
8 9 (10.47%) Windows CE
9 8 (9.30%) Windows 8
9 8 (9.30%) Nucleus RTOS
10 7 (8.14%) Solaris
11 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
11 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
14 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
14 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Software Engineering
2 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.30%) Validation
3 8 (9.30%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (9.30%) DRM
3 8 (9.30%) Software Testing
3 8 (9.30%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.14%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.98%) ETL
5 6 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (5.81%) Project Management
7 4 (4.65%) MVC
7 4 (4.65%) Signal Processing
7 4 (4.65%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.65%) Web Development
8 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.49%) Coaching
8 3 (3.49%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) C++
2 22 (25.58%) C
3 20 (23.26%) C#
4 12 (13.95%) Java
5 10 (11.63%) SQL
6 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.65%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.49%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) ANSI C
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
8 1 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) VC++
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) CCNA
2 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) JTAG
2 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.33%) TickIT
4 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.81%) VMware ESX
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Netcool
2 1 (1.16%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Huawei
3 8 (9.30%) Symbian
3 8 (9.30%) EMC
4 7 (8.14%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Ericsson
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle
6 5 (5.81%) Dell
6 5 (5.81%) VMware
7 4 (4.65%) BT
8 3 (3.49%) NEC
8 3 (3.49%) Nokia
8 3 (3.49%) Lauterbach
9 2 (2.33%) Apple
9 2 (2.33%) Sybase
9 2 (2.33%) Cisco
10 1 (1.16%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.16%) Amdocs
10 1 (1.16%) Telerik
10 1 (1.16%) Renesas
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