The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 - 40 55
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough - 1.61% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 7.25% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
GPRS
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 69 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 13.69% 22.19% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 60
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,910 £16,187 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

GPRS
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Peterborough

GPRS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (77.78%) ZigBee
2 5 (55.56%) snoop
2 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) GSM
4 3 (33.33%) Communications Security
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) ZigBee
2 5 (55.56%) snoop
2 5 (55.56%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) GSM
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Principal Software Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C++