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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 791 758 803
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +45
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 92 101 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.10% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 73 60 85
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,400 £60,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £47,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +43.93%
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
19558 17881 20283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.88% 17.82% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15648 14541 16861
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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
South East -41 34 £40,000 -23.07% 8
East of England -11 16 £43,750 -27.08% 1
London -22 16 £35,000 -22.22% 1
West Midlands +8 15 £27,850 - 1
South West -15 7 £35,000 +37.25%
Yorkshire -54 3 £21,500 -54.73%
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 86 (49.14%) GSM
2 67 (38.29%) Telecoms
3 64 (36.57%) UMTS
4 61 (34.86%) Wireless
5 59 (33.71%) Degree
6 51 (29.14%) SQL
6 51 (29.14%) Windows
7 45 (25.71%) Electronics
8 40 (22.86%) C
9 35 (20.00%) 3G
10 34 (19.43%) C++
10 34 (19.43%) LTE
11 33 (18.86%) Software Engineering
12 32 (18.29%) Linux
12 32 (18.29%) TCP/IP
13 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
14 26 (14.86%) C#
15 25 (14.29%) 4G
16 24 (13.71%) Embedded C
16 24 (13.71%) Internet
17 23 (13.14%) WCDMA
18 22 (12.57%) 3GPP
18 22 (12.57%) VPN
18 22 (12.57%) Windows Mobile
19 21 (12.00%) WAN
19 21 (12.00%) 2G
20 20 (11.43%) LAN
20 20 (11.43%) Firewall
21 18 (10.29%) MS Excel
21 18 (10.29%) Cisco

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (4.57%) Lotus Domino
1 8 (4.57%) GroupWise
2 5 (2.86%) IIS
2 5 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
2 5 (2.86%) AutoCAD
2 5 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Project
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (49.14%) GSM
2 64 (36.57%) UMTS
3 61 (34.86%) Wireless
4 35 (20.00%) 3G
5 34 (19.43%) LTE
6 32 (18.29%) TCP/IP
7 25 (14.29%) 4G
8 24 (13.71%) Internet
9 23 (13.14%) WCDMA
10 22 (12.57%) 3GPP
10 22 (12.57%) VPN
11 21 (12.00%) WAN
11 21 (12.00%) 2G
12 20 (11.43%) Firewall
12 20 (11.43%) LAN
13 15 (8.57%) Ethernet
13 15 (8.57%) SGSN
14 14 (8.00%) HTTP
15 13 (7.43%) GGSN
16 12 (6.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) Big Data
3 5 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.71%) MS Access
5 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Subversion
2 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.86%) Bugzilla
2 5 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.14%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 67 (38.29%) Telecoms
2 45 (25.71%) Electronics
3 12 (6.86%) Marketing
4 9 (5.14%) French Language
5 6 (3.43%) Advertising
6 4 (2.29%) German Language
6 4 (2.29%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.29%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.71%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.71%) Games
8 2 (1.14%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.14%) Software Engineer
2 22 (12.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (10.86%) Support Engineer
4 18 (10.29%) Developer
5 15 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 14 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Technical Support
8 11 (6.29%) Field Service Engineer
8 11 (6.29%) Field Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Performance Manager
9 10 (5.71%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (5.71%) Firmware Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Core Network Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Administrator
10 9 (5.14%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Technical Support Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) .NET
2 8 (4.57%) MFC
2 8 (4.57%) ODBC
3 7 (4.00%) XML
4 6 (3.43%) HTML
5 5 (2.86%) Web Services
5 5 (2.86%) CSS
5 5 (2.86%) Ajax
6 3 (1.71%) WPF
6 3 (1.71%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.71%) SOAP
6 3 (1.71%) REST
6 3 (1.71%) WinForms
6 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.14%) ServiceStack
7 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.57%) HTML5
8 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
1 15 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.43%) Firmware
3 10 (5.71%) Smartphone
3 10 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (5.14%) Smart Meter
4 9 (5.14%) PDA
5 8 (4.57%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.57%) iPhone
5 8 (4.57%) Home Automation
6 7 (4.00%) Telematics
7 6 (3.43%) Statistics
8 5 (2.86%) Physics
9 3 (1.71%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.71%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) Handset
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.14%) Windows
2 32 (18.29%) Linux
3 22 (12.57%) Windows Mobile
4 18 (10.29%) Android
5 15 (8.57%) UNIX
6 14 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.86%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.57%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.43%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.86%) SUSE
11 5 (2.86%) Debian
11 5 (2.86%) Solaris
12 4 (2.29%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.29%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.71%) Windows CE
14 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.14%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.86%) Software Engineering
2 14 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (8.00%) ITIL
3 11 (6.29%) Service Management
3 11 (6.29%) Product Management
4 10 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
4 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (5.71%) Project Management
5 9 (5.14%) OO
6 8 (4.57%) TDD
6 8 (4.57%) Resource Management
6 8 (4.57%) Software Distribution
7 7 (4.00%) Android Development
7 7 (4.00%) iOS Development
7 7 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.43%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.43%) Change Management
8 6 (3.43%) Validation
8 6 (3.43%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.43%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.14%) SQL
2 40 (22.86%) C
3 34 (19.43%) C++
4 26 (14.86%) C#
5 24 (13.71%) Embedded C
6 14 (8.00%) Perl
7 12 (6.86%) Python
8 11 (6.29%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.14%) Java
10 8 (4.57%) Embedded C++
10 8 (4.57%) Assembly Language
11 5 (2.86%) PHP
11 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.57%) Erlang
13 1 (0.57%) TTCN
13 1 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 59 (33.71%) Degree
2 18 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.57%) CCNP
3 15 (8.57%) CCNA
4 13 (7.43%) CCIE
5 11 (6.29%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.57%) MCITP
6 8 (4.57%) MCSE
6 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.29%) HND
9 3 (1.71%) HNC
9 3 (1.71%) ISEB
9 3 (1.71%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) Samba
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) Netcool
2 3 (1.71%) Nagios
3 2 (1.14%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (10.29%) Cisco
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.43%) EMC
4 12 (6.86%) Oracle
5 8 (4.57%) NEC
5 8 (4.57%) VMware
5 8 (4.57%) MobileIron
5 8 (4.57%) SOTI
6 7 (4.00%) Citrix
7 6 (3.43%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.86%) Adobe
8 5 (2.86%) HP
8 5 (2.86%) Huawei
9 4 (2.29%) JBoss
9 4 (2.29%) Sybase
10 3 (1.71%) SAP
10 3 (1.71%) Google
11 2 (1.14%) Opsware
11 2 (1.14%) F5
11 2 (1.14%) Apple
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