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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 239
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +19.20%
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
1037 1121 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.57% 18.85% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 866 989 899
Median salary £39,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) ISUP
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) VoWiFi
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks

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 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) LTE
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) INAP
3 1 (33.33%) ISUP
3 1 (33.33%) SS7
3 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
3 1 (33.33%) VoWiFi
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia Networks