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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -26.00%
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
65 97 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.43% 11.69% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42 67 123
Average salary £33,500 £30,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.83% -25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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