The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 168 - 152
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.054% - 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
437 346 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.78% 10.61% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 293 223 274
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GPRS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Scotland

GPRS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
GPRS
UK

GPRS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) MCAD
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCAD
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft