The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 255
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +47.05%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1050 1000 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.21% 14.65% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 879 831 902
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

GPRS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

GPRS Salary Trend in the North West