The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £50,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-26.00% +51.51%
GPRS
Bedfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 111 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.65% 31.71% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63 107 104
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,331 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

GPRS
Salary Trend in Luton

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Luton

GPRS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) 4G

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) 2G
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl