The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife - - 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +47.05%
GPRS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Communications & Networking Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 7.50% 12.50% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

GPRS
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the Fife region.

GPRS Salary Trend in Fife

GPRS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree