The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 171 159
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.38%
GPRS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
356 428 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.45% 11.57% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 216 325 255
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Electronics

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Field Engineer