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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 65 72
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.30% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.34% 12.46% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 52 74
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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