The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £50,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +47.05%
GPRS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 95 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.29% 14.07% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79 85 70
Average salary £29,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Staffordshire