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 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 235 212 219
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.51% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% -30.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +31.38%
GPRS
England

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
985 897 1072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.44% 16.99% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 845 721 892
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

GPRS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Bristol -5 5 £21,000 -35.38%
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) HSPA
2 2 (22.22%) LTE
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) GSM
2 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
2 2 (22.22%) CDMA2000
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
3 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) Perforce
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (22.22%) CDMA2000
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
1 2 (22.22%) HSPA
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
1 2 (22.22%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) 3GPP
2 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Field Service Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce
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