The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England / South West
Rank - 246 239
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.098% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £44,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +109.52%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +18.57%

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

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
797 1016 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.33% 18.17% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 633 874 854
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GPRS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

GPRS Salary Trend in the South West