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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 787 726 785
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +59
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 82 103 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 71 68 80
Average salary £39,250 £46,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.04% +16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,050 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,903 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +28.37%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19338 18686 19987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.68% 18.39% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15600 15094 16701
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 31 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 31 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 34 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England -2 17 £47,500 -15.55% 5
London -41 17 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West Midlands -3 7 £27,850 +3.14% 2
South West -13 4 £28,250 +10.78% 1
Yorkshire -35 2 £21,500 -54.73% 1
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 96 (56.80%) GSM
2 69 (40.83%) UMTS
3 64 (37.87%) Telecoms
4 63 (37.28%) Wireless
5 57 (33.73%) Degree
6 44 (26.04%) Electronics
7 43 (25.44%) C
8 42 (24.85%) Windows
9 41 (24.26%) SQL
9 41 (24.26%) LTE
10 36 (21.30%) C++
10 36 (21.30%) 3G
11 33 (19.53%) Software Engineering
12 31 (18.34%) Linux
13 28 (16.57%) C#
14 27 (15.98%) WCDMA
15 26 (15.38%) TCP/IP
16 24 (14.20%) Embedded C
16 24 (14.20%) SQL Server
17 23 (13.61%) 3GPP
18 20 (11.83%) 2G
18 20 (11.83%) 4G
19 19 (11.24%) Windows Mobile
19 19 (11.24%) WAN
19 19 (11.24%) LAN
20 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
20 18 (10.65%) .NET
20 18 (10.65%) Internet
21 17 (10.06%) Cisco
21 17 (10.06%) SGSN

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.55%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (3.55%) GroupWise
2 2 (1.18%) Apache
2 2 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.96%) AutoCAD
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (56.80%) GSM
2 69 (40.83%) UMTS
3 63 (37.28%) Wireless
4 41 (24.26%) LTE
5 36 (21.30%) 3G
6 27 (15.98%) WCDMA
7 26 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 23 (13.61%) 3GPP
9 20 (11.83%) 2G
9 20 (11.83%) 4G
10 19 (11.24%) WAN
10 19 (11.24%) LAN
11 18 (10.65%) Internet
12 17 (10.06%) SGSN
13 16 (9.47%) VPN
14 15 (8.88%) Ethernet
15 14 (8.28%) GGSN
16 13 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (7.10%) Firewall
17 12 (7.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.37%) Big Data
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.78%) MS Access
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Subversion
2 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.18%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.18%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 64 (37.87%) Telecoms
2 44 (26.04%) Electronics
3 14 (8.28%) Marketing
4 9 (5.33%) French Language
5 6 (3.55%) Advertising
6 4 (2.37%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.37%) German Language
6 4 (2.37%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.37%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.78%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.78%) Games
8 2 (1.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) Software Engineer
2 22 (13.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 21 (12.43%) Test Engineer
4 19 (11.24%) Support Engineer
5 17 (10.06%) Developer
6 15 (8.88%) Network Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) Core Network Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Firmware Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Mobile Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Performance Manager
8 10 (5.92%) Embedded C Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) C Software Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Field Service Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Field Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Analyst
10 8 (4.73%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.73%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.65%) .NET
2 8 (4.73%) MFC
3 7 (4.14%) XML
4 6 (3.55%) ODBC
5 5 (2.96%) Web Services
6 3 (1.78%) WinForms
6 3 (1.78%) HTML
6 3 (1.78%) SOAP
6 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.78%) WPF
6 3 (1.78%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.78%) REST
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.18%) ServiceStack
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.18%) CSS
7 2 (1.18%) Ajax
8 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.59%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.69%) Firmware
3 12 (7.10%) Smartphone
4 11 (6.51%) PDA
4 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.92%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (5.33%) Smart Meter
7 8 (4.73%) Home Automation
8 7 (4.14%) Blackberry
8 7 (4.14%) Telematics
9 6 (3.55%) iPhone
10 5 (2.96%) Physics
11 4 (2.37%) Statistics
12 3 (1.78%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.18%) Handset
14 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.85%) Windows
2 31 (18.34%) Linux
3 19 (11.24%) Windows Mobile
4 16 (9.47%) Android
5 15 (8.88%) UNIX
6 10 (5.92%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.92%) Apple iOS
7 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.14%) Solaris
9 6 (3.55%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.78%) Windows CE
10 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.78%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.78%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.18%) SUSE
11 2 (1.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.53%) Software Engineering
2 14 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (7.69%) Product Management
4 10 (5.92%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (5.33%) OO
6 8 (4.73%) ITIL
6 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.73%) Service Management
6 8 (4.73%) TDD
7 7 (4.14%) Android Development
7 7 (4.14%) iOS Development
7 7 (4.14%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.55%) Test Scripting
8 6 (3.55%) Software Distribution
8 6 (3.55%) Change Management
8 6 (3.55%) Validation
9 5 (2.96%) Network Design
9 5 (2.96%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.37%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.44%) C
2 41 (24.26%) SQL
3 36 (21.30%) C++
4 28 (16.57%) C#
5 24 (14.20%) Embedded C
6 12 (7.10%) Python
7 11 (6.51%) Perl
8 9 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.33%) Java
9 8 (4.73%) Embedded C++
9 8 (4.73%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.96%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.37%) TTCN
11 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.37%) Tcl
12 3 (1.78%) Erlang
13 2 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (33.73%) Degree
2 16 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (7.69%) CCNA
4 12 (7.10%) CCNP
5 9 (5.33%) CCIE
6 6 (3.55%) MCSE
6 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.55%) MCITP
7 5 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.37%) ISEB
8 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.59%) CCENT
9 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Samba
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Netcool
2 3 (1.78%) Nagios
3 2 (1.18%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (10.06%) Cisco
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.69%) EMC
4 12 (7.10%) Oracle
5 8 (4.73%) NEC
6 6 (3.55%) SOTI
6 6 (3.55%) MobileIron
6 6 (3.55%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.55%) HP
6 6 (3.55%) VMware
6 6 (3.55%) Huawei
7 5 (2.96%) Citrix
8 4 (2.37%) JBoss
9 3 (1.78%) Google
9 3 (1.78%) Sybase
9 3 (1.78%) Opsware
9 3 (1.78%) F5
10 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.18%) Adobe
10 2 (1.18%) Apple
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