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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 846 832 770
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -62
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 32 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.063% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 19 57 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £62,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
17659 19346 19336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 17.53% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14453 15586 15775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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
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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 - 16 £37,500 - 1
South East -20 6 £40,000 - 1
London +9 4 £37,500 +10.29% 1
South West - 4 - - 1
East of England -4 1 £140,000 +180.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 56 (58.95%) GSM
2 36 (37.89%) UMTS
3 31 (32.63%) Windows
4 29 (30.53%) Linux
5 27 (28.42%) C++
5 27 (28.42%) C
6 26 (27.37%) Telecoms
7 24 (25.26%) Wireless
7 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
8 23 (24.21%) Electronics
8 23 (24.21%) Android
9 20 (21.05%) C#
9 20 (21.05%) .NET
10 19 (20.00%) LTE
11 18 (18.95%) Windows Mobile
12 17 (17.89%) SGSN
12 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
12 17 (17.89%) HTML
12 17 (17.89%) UNIX
13 16 (16.84%) 3G
14 15 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (15.79%) Degree
14 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
14 15 (15.79%) Ethernet
14 15 (15.79%) Java
15 14 (14.74%) HTTP
15 14 (14.74%) CDMA
15 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
16 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
16 13 (13.68%) Internet

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 4 (4.21%) Node.js
2 1 (1.05%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 56 (58.95%) GSM
2 36 (37.89%) UMTS
3 24 (25.26%) Wireless
4 19 (20.00%) LTE
5 17 (17.89%) SGSN
6 16 (16.84%) 3G
7 15 (15.79%) Ethernet
7 15 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (14.74%) HTTP
8 14 (14.74%) TCP/IP
8 14 (14.74%) CDMA
9 13 (13.68%) Internet
10 12 (12.63%) VPN
11 11 (11.58%) MPLS
11 11 (11.58%) Bluetooth
11 11 (11.58%) Firewall
12 10 (10.53%) VLAN
12 10 (10.53%) IMAP
12 10 (10.53%) POP3
12 10 (10.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) MySQL
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) UniData
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.21%) LabVIEW
2 4 (4.21%) Bugzilla
2 4 (4.21%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 26 (27.37%) Telecoms
2 23 (24.21%) Electronics
3 9 (9.47%) Multimedia
4 8 (8.42%) Finance
4 8 (8.42%) Automotive
5 5 (5.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Games
7 1 (1.05%) Billing
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Software Engineer
2 16 (16.84%) Field Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Field Service Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Technical Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Technical Support
6 10 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Graduate
9 5 (5.26%) Development Manager
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Software Manager
9 5 (5.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Transmission Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Transmission Planning Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 4 (4.21%) Mobile Tester
10 4 (4.21%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) .NET
2 17 (17.89%) HTML
3 10 (10.53%) MAPI
4 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.42%) Flash
5 8 (8.42%) J2ME
5 8 (8.42%) OpenGL
5 8 (8.42%) Middleware
5 8 (8.42%) UIQ
5 8 (8.42%) Series 60
5 8 (8.42%) SVG
5 8 (8.42%) BREW
5 8 (8.42%) Qt
5 8 (8.42%) OpenAL
5 8 (8.42%) OpenCL
6 5 (5.26%) MFC
7 4 (4.21%) XML
7 4 (4.21%) .NET Compact Framework
7 4 (4.21%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.21%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.47%) iPhone
3 9 (9.47%) Device Driver
4 8 (8.42%) MPEG
4 8 (8.42%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.26%) Home Automation
6 4 (4.21%) SystemC
6 4 (4.21%) Verilog
6 4 (4.21%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.21%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.16%) SCADA
8 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.11%) Physics
8 2 (2.11%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.11%) Telematics
8 2 (2.11%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (1.05%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Windows
2 29 (30.53%) Linux
3 23 (24.21%) Android
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Mobile
5 17 (17.89%) UNIX
6 15 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 13 (13.68%) Apple iOS
8 10 (10.53%) Solaris
9 9 (9.47%) Windows CE
10 8 (8.42%) Nucleus RTOS
10 8 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (8.42%) Windows 8
11 7 (7.37%) Windows XP
12 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (4.21%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000
14 3 (3.16%) Windows NT
15 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
16 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (8.42%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (8.42%) Validation
3 8 (8.42%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (8.42%) DRM
3 8 (8.42%) Software Testing
3 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
4 7 (7.37%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.32%) Signal Processing
5 6 (6.32%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.32%) ETL
6 5 (5.26%) Project Management
6 5 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (4.21%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (4.21%) Memory Management
7 4 (4.21%) Web Development
8 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) C++
1 27 (28.42%) C
2 20 (21.05%) C#
3 15 (15.79%) Java
4 10 (10.53%) SQL
4 10 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 6 (6.32%) Embedded C
6 5 (5.26%) Embedded C++
6 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.21%) Python
7 4 (4.21%) Fortran
7 4 (4.21%) ANSI C
8 3 (3.16%) PHP
9 2 (2.11%) VBScript
9 2 (2.11%) VB
10 1 (1.05%) VC++
10 1 (1.05%) Perl
10 1 (1.05%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) CCNA
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.11%) CCNP
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) JTAG
3 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (1.05%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Firmware
2 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Netcool
2 1 (1.05%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) EMC
2 10 (10.53%) Huawei
3 8 (8.42%) Symbian
4 7 (7.37%) HP
5 6 (6.32%) VMware
5 6 (6.32%) BT
6 5 (5.26%) NEC
6 5 (5.26%) Dell
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle
6 5 (5.26%) Lauterbach
7 4 (4.21%) Renesas
8 3 (3.16%) Sybase
8 3 (3.16%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.11%) Cisco
9 2 (2.11%) Apple
10 1 (1.05%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.05%) Amdocs
10 1 (1.05%) Telerik
10 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
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