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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 53 65
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.44% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.59%
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
85 41 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.43% 9.51% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 63
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,000
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