The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 794 740 791
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +51
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 80 105 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.56% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 71 84
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,862 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19294 18739 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.62% 18.40% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15599 15157 16682
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
South East -26 36 £40,000 -5.88% 6
London -46 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East of England -1 16 £48,750 -15.21% 5
West Midlands -5 5 £27,850 +3.14% 2
South West -13 3 £21,500 -15.68% 2
Yorkshire -47 2 £21,500 -55.89% 1
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 98 (59.04%) GSM
2 71 (42.77%) UMTS
3 64 (38.55%) Telecoms
4 63 (37.95%) Wireless
5 55 (33.13%) Degree
6 43 (25.90%) Electronics
6 43 (25.90%) LTE
7 41 (24.70%) C
8 38 (22.89%) SQL
9 37 (22.29%) Windows
10 35 (21.08%) 3G
11 34 (20.48%) C++
12 32 (19.28%) Software Engineering
13 30 (18.07%) Linux
14 29 (17.47%) WCDMA
15 27 (16.27%) C#
16 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
16 24 (14.46%) TCP/IP
17 23 (13.86%) Embedded C
17 23 (13.86%) 3GPP
18 20 (12.05%) 2G
19 19 (11.45%) Windows Mobile
19 19 (11.45%) SGSN
19 19 (11.45%) LAN
19 19 (11.45%) WAN
19 19 (11.45%) 4G
20 18 (10.84%) MS Excel
21 17 (10.24%) .NET
22 16 (9.64%) SLA
22 16 (9.64%) Cisco Certification

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (3.61%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (3.61%) GroupWise
2 2 (1.20%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
2 5 (3.01%) AutoCAD
2 5 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) MS Project
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (59.04%) GSM
2 71 (42.77%) UMTS
3 63 (37.95%) Wireless
4 43 (25.90%) LTE
5 35 (21.08%) 3G
6 29 (17.47%) WCDMA
7 24 (14.46%) TCP/IP
8 23 (13.86%) 3GPP
9 20 (12.05%) 2G
10 19 (11.45%) SGSN
10 19 (11.45%) 4G
10 19 (11.45%) WAN
10 19 (11.45%) LAN
11 16 (9.64%) GGSN
11 16 (9.64%) Internet
12 14 (8.43%) VPN
13 13 (7.83%) Ethernet
13 13 (7.83%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (7.23%) Firewall
15 11 (6.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.41%) Big Data
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.81%) MS Access
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Subversion
2 5 (3.01%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.20%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 64 (38.55%) Telecoms
2 43 (25.90%) Electronics
3 13 (7.83%) Marketing
4 9 (5.42%) French Language
5 6 (3.61%) Advertising
6 4 (2.41%) German Language
6 4 (2.41%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.41%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.41%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.81%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.81%) Games
8 2 (1.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (18.67%) Software Engineer
2 21 (12.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (12.05%) Test Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Developer
6 14 (8.43%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Embedded C Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Performance Manager
7 10 (6.02%) Core Network Engineer
7 10 (6.02%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 10 (6.02%) Mobile Developer
8 9 (5.42%) Firmware Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Field Service Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Field Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.24%) .NET
2 7 (4.22%) MFC
2 7 (4.22%) XML
3 6 (3.61%) ODBC
4 5 (3.01%) Web Services
5 3 (1.81%) SOAP
5 3 (1.81%) WinForms
5 3 (1.81%) WPF
5 3 (1.81%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.81%) REST
5 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (1.20%) ServiceStack
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.20%) HTML
6 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.60%) CSS
7 1 (0.60%) WML
7 1 (0.60%) HTML5
7 1 (0.60%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Firmware
1 12 (7.23%) Smartphone
1 12 (7.23%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.63%) PDA
2 11 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.42%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (5.42%) Smart Meter
4 7 (4.22%) Home Automation
4 7 (4.22%) Telematics
4 7 (4.22%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.61%) iPhone
6 5 (3.01%) Physics
7 3 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.81%) Handset
8 2 (1.20%) Statistics
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.29%) Windows
2 30 (18.07%) Linux
3 19 (11.45%) Windows Mobile
4 15 (9.04%) Android
5 13 (7.83%) UNIX
6 10 (6.02%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.42%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.22%) Solaris
9 6 (3.61%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.81%) Windows CE
10 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE
12 1 (0.60%) Debian
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.28%) Software Engineering
2 14 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (8.43%) Product Management
3 9 (5.42%) Embedded Software Development
3 9 (5.42%) OO
4 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (4.82%) Service Management
4 8 (4.82%) TDD
5 7 (4.22%) Performance Management
6 6 (3.61%) Test Scripting
6 6 (3.61%) Software Distribution
6 6 (3.61%) Android Development
6 6 (3.61%) iOS Development
6 6 (3.61%) Performance Engineering
6 6 (3.61%) Change Management
6 6 (3.61%) Validation
6 6 (3.61%) ITIL
7 5 (3.01%) Risk Management
7 5 (3.01%) Network Design
7 5 (3.01%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.70%) C
2 38 (22.89%) SQL
3 34 (20.48%) C++
4 27 (16.27%) C#
5 23 (13.86%) Embedded C
6 11 (6.63%) Python
7 10 (6.02%) Perl
8 8 (4.82%) Java
8 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.22%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.22%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.01%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.41%) Tcl
11 4 (2.41%) Erlang
11 4 (2.41%) TTCN
11 4 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (33.13%) Degree
2 16 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (7.83%) CCNA
4 12 (7.23%) CCNP
5 9 (5.42%) CCIE
6 6 (3.61%) MCSE
6 6 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.61%) MCITP
7 4 (2.41%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.41%) ISEB
7 4 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.60%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.60%) Samba
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) Netcool
2 3 (1.81%) Nagios
3 2 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 15 (9.04%) Cisco
2 12 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.23%) Oracle
2 12 (7.23%) EMC
3 7 (4.22%) NEC
4 6 (3.61%) Business Objects
4 6 (3.61%) HP
4 6 (3.61%) Huawei
4 6 (3.61%) MobileIron
4 6 (3.61%) SOTI
5 5 (3.01%) VMware
5 5 (3.01%) Citrix
6 4 (2.41%) JBoss
7 3 (1.81%) Google
7 3 (1.81%) Opsware
7 3 (1.81%) F5
8 2 (1.20%) Apple
8 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.60%) SGI
9 1 (0.60%) Cramer
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