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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 616 598 619
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 5 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.058% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.36% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 10
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.59%
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
7291 7248 9151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.79% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6193 5940 7774
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
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 29 December 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
(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 - 2 £40,000 -
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 9 (50.00%) Wireless
2 9 (50.00%) 3G
3 8 (44.44%) GSM
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) UMTS
5 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
6 5 (27.78%) Python
6 5 (27.78%) C
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) 3GPP
6 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 4 (22.22%) Internet
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
7 4 (22.22%) WCDMA
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) HSDPA
7 4 (22.22%) 2G
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) HSUPA
7 4 (22.22%) HSPA
7 4 (22.22%) LTE
7 4 (22.22%) NAS
7 4 (22.22%) Android
8 3 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) GroupWise
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) 3G
1 9 (50.00%) Wireless
2 8 (44.44%) GSM
3 7 (38.89%) UMTS
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 5 (27.78%) 3GPP
5 4 (22.22%) HSDPA
5 4 (22.22%) 2G
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) HSUPA
5 4 (22.22%) HSPA
5 4 (22.22%) LTE
5 4 (22.22%) NAS
5 4 (22.22%) WCDMA
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) LDAP
6 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 3 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 3 (16.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (11.11%) German Language
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) OpenMP
2 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) SystemC
2 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Verilog
3 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Physics
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 3 (16.67%) Signal Processing
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.11%) Product Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
1 5 (27.78%) Python
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Fortran
3 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Renesas
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.56%) SOTI