The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 72 -
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 89 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.95% 12.79% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 52
Average salary £30,875 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,050 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

GPRS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

GPRS Salary Trend in the North East

GPRS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) Energy Management
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Energy Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree