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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 785 741 775
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +34
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 90 107 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.60% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 70 60 82
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +47.05%
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
19424 17798 20495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.00% 17.71% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15519 14486 16959
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 £62,500 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -42 34 £45,000 -13.46% 9
West Midlands +13 16 £27,850 - 1
London -7 15 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East of England -19 15 £40,000 -33.33% 2
South West -24 7 £35,000 +12.00%
Yorkshire -45 3 £21,500 -54.73%
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 79 (46.75%) GSM
2 64 (37.87%) Telecoms
3 60 (35.50%) Wireless
4 56 (33.14%) UMTS
5 54 (31.95%) Degree
6 51 (30.18%) SQL
7 49 (28.99%) Windows
8 44 (26.04%) Electronics
9 38 (22.49%) C
10 35 (20.71%) C++
11 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
11 34 (20.12%) 3G
11 34 (20.12%) Software Engineering
12 30 (17.75%) LTE
13 29 (17.16%) Linux
14 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
15 26 (15.38%) C#
16 25 (14.79%) 4G
17 24 (14.20%) Internet
17 24 (14.20%) Embedded C
18 22 (13.02%) Firewall
18 22 (13.02%) Windows Mobile
18 22 (13.02%) VPN
19 21 (12.43%) 3GPP
20 20 (11.83%) WAN
20 20 (11.83%) WCDMA
20 20 (11.83%) 2G
21 19 (11.24%) Android
22 18 (10.65%) LAN
22 18 (10.65%) MS Excel

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (4.73%) Lotus Domino
1 8 (4.73%) GroupWise
2 7 (4.14%) IIS
3 5 (2.96%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
2 5 (2.96%) AutoCAD
2 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (46.75%) GSM
2 60 (35.50%) Wireless
3 56 (33.14%) UMTS
4 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
4 34 (20.12%) 3G
5 30 (17.75%) LTE
6 25 (14.79%) 4G
7 24 (14.20%) Internet
8 22 (13.02%) Firewall
8 22 (13.02%) VPN
9 21 (12.43%) 3GPP
10 20 (11.83%) WAN
10 20 (11.83%) WCDMA
10 20 (11.83%) 2G
11 18 (10.65%) LAN
12 15 (8.88%) Ethernet
13 14 (8.28%) HTTP
13 14 (8.28%) SGSN
14 13 (7.69%) ZigBee
14 13 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.73%) Big Data
3 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.78%) MS Access
5 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Subversion
2 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.96%) Bugzilla
2 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.18%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 64 (37.87%) Telecoms
2 44 (26.04%) Electronics
3 12 (7.10%) Marketing
4 9 (5.33%) French Language
5 6 (3.55%) Advertising
6 5 (2.96%) German Language
7 4 (2.37%) Italian Language
7 4 (2.37%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.18%) Games
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Automotive
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.75%) Software Engineer
2 23 (13.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Developer
4 16 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 13 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 12 (7.10%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) Field Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) Field Service Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Embedded C Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) C Software Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Performance Manager
9 9 (5.33%) Firmware Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Analyst
9 9 (5.33%) Technical Support Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Administrator
10 8 (4.73%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) .NET
2 8 (4.73%) MFC
2 8 (4.73%) ODBC
3 6 (3.55%) HTML
4 5 (2.96%) CSS
4 5 (2.96%) Web Services
4 5 (2.96%) XML
4 5 (2.96%) Ajax
5 2 (1.18%) WPF
5 2 (1.18%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.18%) SOAP
5 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.18%) REST
5 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.18%) ServiceStack
5 2 (1.18%) WinForms
5 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.59%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (0.59%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.88%) Management Information System
1 15 (8.88%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.10%) Firmware
3 11 (6.51%) Smartphone
4 10 (5.92%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (5.33%) Smart Meter
6 8 (4.73%) iPhone
6 8 (4.73%) PDA
6 8 (4.73%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.73%) Home Automation
7 6 (3.55%) Statistics
7 6 (3.55%) Telematics
8 5 (2.96%) Physics
9 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.59%) Handset
11 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (28.99%) Windows
2 29 (17.16%) Linux
3 22 (13.02%) Windows Mobile
4 19 (11.24%) Android
5 14 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.69%) UNIX
7 11 (6.51%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.92%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.73%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (2.96%) SUSE
11 5 (2.96%) Debian
12 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.37%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.37%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.18%) Solaris
13 2 (1.18%) Windows CE
13 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) Software Engineering
2 15 (8.88%) ITIL
3 14 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (7.69%) Project Management
5 12 (7.10%) Service Management
6 11 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.51%) Embedded Software Development
7 10 (5.92%) Product Management
8 9 (5.33%) TDD
8 9 (5.33%) Resource Management
9 8 (4.73%) OO
9 8 (4.73%) Software Distribution
10 7 (4.14%) Android Development
10 7 (4.14%) iOS Development
10 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.14%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.55%) Change Management
11 6 (3.55%) Validation
11 6 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.96%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.18%) SQL
2 38 (22.49%) C
3 35 (20.71%) C++
4 26 (15.38%) C#
5 24 (14.20%) Embedded C
6 13 (7.69%) Perl
7 11 (6.51%) Python
8 9 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.73%) Embedded C++
9 8 (4.73%) Assembly Language
10 7 (4.14%) Java
11 5 (2.96%) PHP
11 5 (2.96%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.96%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.37%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.59%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 54 (31.95%) Degree
2 15 (8.88%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (8.28%) CCNP
4 13 (7.69%) CCNA
4 13 (7.69%) CCIE
5 12 (7.10%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.73%) MCITP
6 8 (4.73%) MCSE
6 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.14%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.96%) HND
9 4 (2.37%) HNC
10 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.18%) ISEB
12 1 (0.59%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Samba
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Netcool
2 3 (1.78%) Nagios
3 2 (1.18%) NSN NetAct
3 2 (1.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) Cisco
3 13 (7.69%) EMC
4 12 (7.10%) Oracle
5 8 (4.73%) NEC
5 8 (4.73%) MobileIron
5 8 (4.73%) SOTI
6 6 (3.55%) VMware
6 6 (3.55%) Citrix
6 6 (3.55%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.96%) Adobe
7 5 (2.96%) Huawei
8 4 (2.37%) JBoss
8 4 (2.37%) Sybase
9 3 (1.78%) SAP
9 3 (1.78%) HP
9 3 (1.78%) Google
10 2 (1.18%) Apple
10 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.59%) SGI
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