The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.72% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
GPRS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 240 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.33% 13.62% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 176 216 312
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (76.47%) Linux
1 13 (76.47%) C
1 13 (76.47%) GSM
2 12 (70.59%) C++
2 12 (70.59%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 12 (70.59%) SOAP
2 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) XML
2 12 (70.59%) LAMP
2 12 (70.59%) XML-RPC
2 12 (70.59%) REST
2 12 (70.59%) Firmware
3 11 (64.71%) Bluetooth
4 6 (35.29%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) WLAN
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Big Data
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) HTTP
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) IIS
6 4 (23.53%) Visualisation

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) GSM
2 11 (64.71%) Bluetooth
3 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) HTTP
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) ZigBee
7 2 (11.76%) NFC
7 2 (11.76%) RFID
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
8 1 (5.88%) 3G
8 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Software Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Embedded Software Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) SOAP
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
1 12 (70.59%) XML
1 12 (70.59%) LAMP
1 12 (70.59%) XML-RPC
1 12 (70.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
2 2 (11.76%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
3 1 (5.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C
2 12 (70.59%) C++
2 12 (70.59%) PHP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) EMC