The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 50 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.31% 1.17% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 6.15% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £55,000 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.92% -16.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.35% 18.95% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 75
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
Cambridgeshire

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 18 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) GSM
2 8 (88.89%) Project Management
2 8 (88.89%) Marketing
2 8 (88.89%) ZigBee
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (88.89%) GSM
1 8 (88.89%) ZigBee
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (88.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Principal Software Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Principal Engineer
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) Project Management
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Python