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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 236 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.057% 0.14% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.73% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £42,500 £21,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+102.38% -35.38%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
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
1065 1091 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.25% 18.81% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 895 918 795
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
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

GPRS
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the South West

GPRS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 2 £42,500 +102.38% 1
GPRS
England

GPRS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
1 5 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Huawei
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
3 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
3 3 (60.00%) SMS
3 3 (60.00%) Billing
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) VoWiFi
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) SS7
4 1 (20.00%) ISUP
4 1 (20.00%) INAP
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) GSM
1 5 (100.00%) LTE
1 5 (100.00%) UMTS
1 5 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (60.00%) SMS
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (20.00%) INAP
4 1 (20.00%) ISUP
4 1 (20.00%) SS7
4 1 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (20.00%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) LTE Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Huawei
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia Networks