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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 50 -
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.78% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £48,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-24.10% +45.52%
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 97 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.59% 19.21% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 89 107
Average salary £26,750 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.75% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
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