The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
GPRS
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 35 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.75% 9.72% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 47 28 70
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

GPRS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

GPRS Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear