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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 807 770 657
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -113
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 95 93 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.088% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.44% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 58 65 180
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £31,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+30.40% -21.87%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19540 21218 21275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 20.02% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15531 17216 17879
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +19 46 £45,000 +13.92% 3
East of England -15 19 £40,000 +19.40% 2
London -50 18 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South West +1 6 £32,500 -38.09%
North West -2 3 £41,500 +18.57%
Yorkshire -56 1 - -
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 153 (75.37%) GSM
2 97 (47.78%) Telecoms
3 90 (44.33%) UMTS
4 78 (38.42%) Degree
5 74 (36.45%) LTE
6 65 (32.02%) Wireless
7 53 (26.11%) C++
7 53 (26.11%) Windows
8 48 (23.65%) C
9 43 (21.18%) 4G
10 42 (20.69%) WCDMA
11 40 (19.70%) Wi-Fi
12 38 (18.72%) 3G
13 35 (17.24%) Electronics
13 35 (17.24%) Software Engineering
14 33 (16.26%) SQL
14 33 (16.26%) SQL Server
15 31 (15.27%) Microsoft
16 30 (14.78%) 3GPP
16 30 (14.78%) Windows Mobile
17 29 (14.29%) C#
18 28 (13.79%) MS Excel
19 27 (13.30%) .NET
19 27 (13.30%) OO
20 23 (11.33%) TCP/IP
20 23 (11.33%) Performance Engineering
21 22 (10.84%) Radio Access Network
21 22 (10.84%) SMS
21 22 (10.84%) PDA
22 21 (10.34%) Smartphone

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (1.97%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (1.97%) GroupWise
Applications
1 28 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (75.37%) GSM
2 90 (44.33%) UMTS
3 74 (36.45%) LTE
4 65 (32.02%) Wireless
5 43 (21.18%) 4G
6 42 (20.69%) WCDMA
7 40 (19.70%) Wi-Fi
8 38 (18.72%) 3G
9 30 (14.78%) 3GPP
10 23 (11.33%) TCP/IP
11 22 (10.84%) Radio Access Network
11 22 (10.84%) SMS
12 21 (10.34%) HSPA
13 17 (8.37%) SGSN
13 17 (8.37%) LAN
14 15 (7.39%) GGSN
14 15 (7.39%) CDMA
15 14 (6.90%) WAN
16 12 (5.91%) 2G
17 10 (4.93%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.97%) Big Data
3 4 (1.97%) MySQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Subversion
2 2 (0.99%) Log4Net
3 1 (0.49%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
General
1 97 (47.78%) Telecoms
2 35 (17.24%) Electronics
3 19 (9.36%) Marketing
4 9 (4.43%) Automotive
5 7 (3.45%) French Language
6 6 (2.96%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.46%) Games
7 5 (2.46%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (1.48%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.99%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.99%) German Language
9 2 (0.99%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.49%) Billing
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 44 (21.67%) Software Engineer
2 37 (18.23%) Developer
3 30 (14.78%) Test Engineer
4 27 (13.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 24 (11.82%) Support Engineer
6 21 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
7 20 (9.85%) Mobile Developer
8 19 (9.36%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 18 (8.87%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 18 (8.87%) Integration Engineer
10 17 (8.37%) Senior Integration Engineer
11 15 (7.39%) Technical Consultant
11 15 (7.39%) Consultant
12 14 (6.90%) Sales Consultant
12 14 (6.90%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 14 (6.90%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
13 13 (6.40%) Network Engineer
13 13 (6.40%) Software Developer
14 11 (5.42%) Performance Manager
14 11 (5.42%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.30%) .NET
2 13 (6.40%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.43%) .NET Compact Framework
4 8 (3.94%) HTML5
4 8 (3.94%) XML
4 8 (3.94%) HTML
5 6 (2.96%) Web Services
6 5 (2.46%) WinForms
6 5 (2.46%) WPF
6 5 (2.46%) Silverlight
6 5 (2.46%) SOAP
6 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.46%) REST
6 5 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (1.97%) ODBC
8 3 (1.48%) WCF
9 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (0.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (0.99%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (0.99%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.84%) PDA
2 21 (10.34%) Smartphone
2 21 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 17 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.91%) Firmware
5 11 (5.42%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.93%) Handset
7 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.96%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.97%) iPhone
9 4 (1.97%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.99%) Home Automation
11 2 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.99%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.49%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.11%) Windows
2 30 (14.78%) Windows Mobile
3 14 (6.90%) Android
4 10 (4.93%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.93%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.43%) Linux
5 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.45%) Windows CE
6 7 (3.45%) Solaris
7 6 (2.96%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.97%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.97%) UNIX
9 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.48%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.49%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.24%) Software Engineering
2 27 (13.30%) OO
3 23 (11.33%) Performance Engineering
4 20 (9.85%) Risk Management
5 19 (9.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (8.37%) Demand Management
6 17 (8.37%) Network Architecture
6 17 (8.37%) System Testing
7 16 (7.88%) Product Management
7 16 (7.88%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.42%) Mobile Application Development
10 10 (4.93%) Project Management
10 10 (4.93%) TDD
11 9 (4.43%) Resource Management
12 8 (3.94%) Performance Management
13 7 (3.45%) Validation
14 6 (2.96%) Test Scripting
15 5 (2.46%) Service Management
15 5 (2.46%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.11%) C++
2 48 (23.65%) C
3 33 (16.26%) SQL
4 29 (14.29%) C#
5 17 (8.37%) Erlang
6 15 (7.39%) Java
7 13 (6.40%) Embedded C
8 6 (2.96%) TTCN
8 6 (2.96%) Python
9 5 (2.46%) Tcl
10 4 (1.97%) Perl
10 4 (1.97%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.99%) VBScript
12 2 (0.99%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (38.42%) Degree
2 11 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.43%) CCNA
4 8 (3.94%) CCNP
5 4 (1.97%) MCSE
5 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.97%) CCIE
5 4 (1.97%) MCITP
6 2 (0.99%) ISEB
6 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.45%) Netcool
2 2 (0.99%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.40%) Cisco
3 11 (5.42%) Motorola
4 8 (3.94%) Huawei
5 7 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.96%) Oracle
7 5 (2.46%) HP
7 5 (2.46%) EMC
8 4 (1.97%) MobileIron
8 4 (1.97%) SOTI
8 4 (1.97%) JBoss
8 4 (1.97%) VMware
9 3 (1.48%) Apple
9 3 (1.48%) Opsware
9 3 (1.48%) F5
10 2 (0.99%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.99%) Citrix
10 2 (0.99%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.99%) NEC
11 1 (0.49%) Brocade
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