The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
UK
Rank 808 891 872
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -19
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 37 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.036% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 51
Median salary £37,250 £42,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.86% +22.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +18.57%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GPRS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPRS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK.

GPRS Salary Trend in the UK

GPRS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPRS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 37 £37,250 -10.24% 4
North West - 15 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
Chester - 12 - -
London +58 10 £40,000 -30.43% 1
Yorkshire +26 8 £37,000 -10.84% 1
West Yorkshire +26 8 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Wakefield +6 8 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Feltham +8 7 £37,500 -34.78% 1
South East +44 2 - - 1
East of England +26 2 £27,500 -51.11%
Manchester - 2 £23,750 -
Reading +34 1 - -
Berkshire +31 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +20 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes +18 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire +8 1 £27,500 -56.00%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £27,500 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £25,000 -

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GPRS.

1 35 (53.85%) Ethernet
2 27 (41.54%) Firmware
3 26 (40.00%) GSM
4 23 (35.38%) Wireless
4 23 (35.38%) Electronics
5 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 20 (30.77%) C
6 19 (29.23%) C++
7 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
8 17 (26.15%) 3G
9 14 (21.54%) Degree
9 14 (21.54%) Windows
9 14 (21.54%) ADSL
10 13 (20.00%) Linux
10 13 (20.00%) Bluetooth
10 13 (20.00%) Internet
10 13 (20.00%) Telematics
11 12 (18.46%) Internet of Things
11 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (18.46%) Embedded C
11 12 (18.46%) CCNA
12 11 (16.92%) CCNP
12 11 (16.92%) VPN
12 11 (16.92%) Cisco
12 11 (16.92%) Firewall
13 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
13 10 (15.38%) MPLS
14 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
14 9 (13.85%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (13.85%) SLA

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.85%) Ethernet
2 26 (40.00%) GSM
3 23 (35.38%) Wireless
4 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 17 (26.15%) 3G
6 14 (21.54%) ADSL
7 13 (20.00%) Bluetooth
7 13 (20.00%) Internet
8 11 (16.92%) Firewall
8 11 (16.92%) VPN
9 10 (15.38%) MPLS
10 9 (13.85%) UMTS
10 9 (13.85%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (12.31%) 802.11
11 8 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (12.31%) DSL
11 8 (12.31%) SDH
11 8 (12.31%) ZigBee
12 7 (10.77%) tcpdump
12 7 (10.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.54%) GIS
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) OLAP
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 23 (35.38%) Electronics
2 8 (12.31%) Games
3 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Military
4 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Embedded Engineer
1 17 (26.15%) Software Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (16.92%) Hardware Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Firmware Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Design Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Field Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Electronics Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Field Service Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Hardware Design Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Presales Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.54%) Ajax
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) BREW
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) Flash
2 1 (1.54%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) J2ME
2 1 (1.54%) Java ME
2 1 (1.54%) jQuery
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) OpenAL
2 1 (1.54%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.54%) Qt
2 1 (1.54%) Series 60
2 1 (1.54%) SVG
2 1 (1.54%) UIQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Telematics
2 12 (18.46%) Internet of Things
3 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
4 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
5 7 (10.77%) CAN bus
6 5 (7.69%) CPLD
6 5 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.62%) User Experience
8 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.54%) iPhone
9 1 (1.54%) MPEG
9 1 (1.54%) Physics
9 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.62%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Windows CE
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.54%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Software Engineering
2 8 (12.31%) SDLC
2 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.77%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.23%) QMS
5 5 (7.69%) Schematic Capture
6 4 (6.15%) Presales
6 4 (6.15%) Validation
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.62%) System Testing
8 2 (3.08%) Change Management
8 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.08%) Information Security
8 2 (3.08%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (1.54%) DRM
9 1 (1.54%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) C
2 19 (29.23%) C++
3 12 (18.46%) Embedded C
4 8 (12.31%) Embedded C++
5 5 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (6.15%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.08%) Java
8 2 (3.08%) SQL
8 2 (3.08%) VC++
9 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
2 12 (18.46%) CCNA
2 12 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (16.92%) CCNP
4 8 (12.31%) CCSA
5 7 (10.77%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.54%) CCSP
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Firmware
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Cisco
2 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 8 (12.31%) Juniper
4 7 (10.77%) Atmel
4 7 (10.77%) F5
4 7 (10.77%) HP
5 6 (9.23%) EMC
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.08%) Nortel
6 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Intel
7 1 (1.54%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.54%) Mitel
7 1 (1.54%) Nokia
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Symbian
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica
Salary: 50000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Feltham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago