The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 615 645 596
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -49
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 2 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 10
Average salary £43,750 £33,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.59% -20.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £21,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £54,542 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.98%
GPRS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7150 7846 7934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.35% 15.80% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6041 6488 6544
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in London

GPRS
Salary Trend in London

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

GPRS Salary Trend in London

GPRS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

GPRS Salary Histogram in London

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) C
3 8 (57.14%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) Python
4 7 (50.00%) Fortran
4 7 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) Assembly Language
4 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (50.00%) OpenMP
4 7 (50.00%) Electronics
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) LabVIEW
4 7 (50.00%) Bugzilla
4 7 (50.00%) Verilog
4 7 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 7 (50.00%) Memory Management
4 7 (50.00%) Signal Processing
4 7 (50.00%) Node.js
4 7 (50.00%) SystemC
4 7 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Renesas
4 7 (50.00%) Data Structures
4 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 5 (35.71%) Firmware
6 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 4 (28.57%) Physics
6 4 (28.57%) Product Management

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 7 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
1 3 (21.43%) LTE
1 3 (21.43%) 3GPP
1 3 (21.43%) UMTS
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
1 3 (21.43%) GSM
2 2 (14.29%) WCDMA
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
2 2 (14.29%) HSUPA
2 2 (14.29%) HSDPA
2 2 (14.29%) 2G
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) HSPA
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) SNMP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 7 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 7 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Electronics
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Field Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) OpenMP
2 1 (7.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Verilog
1 7 (50.00%) SystemC
1 7 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 7 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 4 (28.57%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 2 (14.29%) Handset
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 7 (50.00%) Signal Processing
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) C
2 8 (57.14%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Fortran
3 7 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Renesas
2 1 (7.14%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) Nokia
2 1 (7.14%) Intel