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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - - 55
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
47 69 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.22% 11.00% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 87
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -38.75%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

GPRS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) GSM
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Energy Management

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing GPRS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GPRS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) GSM
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Energy Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BT