The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 25 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 58 65 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.41% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 2.11% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £38,500 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +20.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
157 142 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 31.91% 21.68% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 141 104 150
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GPRS
Berkshire

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

GPRS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Slough

GPRS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
1 6 (75.00%) Smartphone
1 6 (75.00%) PDA
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (12.50%) WAP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) GSM
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) WML
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) MGW
3 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) IPv6
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) MGW
3 1 (12.50%) 4G
3 1 (12.50%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) WAP
2 1 (12.50%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Smartphone
1 6 (75.00%) PDA
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) HP