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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 605 595 616
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 8 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.043% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.27% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 5
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
7146 6724 8593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.22% 15.92% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6040 5443 7277
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Uxbridge - 4 £40,000 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) 3G
3 7 (46.67%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
4 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) GSM
4 6 (40.00%) Fortran
4 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) OpenMP
4 6 (40.00%) Verilog
4 6 (40.00%) LabVIEW
4 6 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 6 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 6 (40.00%) Memory Management
4 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
4 6 (40.00%) Node.js
4 6 (40.00%) SystemC
4 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Renesas
4 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
4 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) UMTS
5 5 (33.33%) Electronics

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (40.00%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (6.67%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) 3G
1 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 6 (40.00%) GSM
3 5 (33.33%) UMTS
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) 3GPP
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) WCDMA
6 2 (13.33%) HSPA
6 2 (13.33%) LTE
6 2 (13.33%) NAS
6 2 (13.33%) HSUPA
6 2 (13.33%) WEP
6 2 (13.33%) HSDPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) LabVIEW
1 6 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (13.33%) German Language
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) OpenMP
2 1 (6.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Verilog
1 6 (40.00%) SystemC
1 6 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 6 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) Physics
3 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
4 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.67%) Handset
5 1 (6.67%) iPhone
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) BlackBerry OS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Memory Management
2 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Product Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) C++
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Fortran
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Renesas
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.67%) SOTI
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
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