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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
UK
Rank 802 876 885
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +9
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 44 57 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.056% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 53
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £64,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%

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
13570 17522 19474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.16% 17.14% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 11104 14559 15746
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,450 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 19 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 23 February 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 44 £37,500 -25.00% 6
North West - 19 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire - 18 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire +33 12 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Yorkshire +30 12 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Wakefield +12 12 £37,000 -10.84% 1
Chester - 12 - -
South East +43 9 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wilmslow - 6 £37,500 -
Berkshire +22 5 £40,000 -21.95% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 4 - -
London +56 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Feltham +3 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Bracknell - 3 £40,000 - 1
Reading +35 2 - -
East of England +18 1 £60,000 -4.00%
Basildon - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £22,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £60,000 -

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 40 (55.56%) GSM
2 37 (51.39%) Ethernet
3 32 (44.44%) C
4 31 (43.06%) Firmware
5 30 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 29 (40.28%) Wireless
6 29 (40.28%) C++
7 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
8 24 (33.33%) Electronics
9 20 (27.78%) Bluetooth
10 19 (26.39%) Embedded C
10 19 (26.39%) Degree
11 17 (23.61%) Linux
12 16 (22.22%) Windows
12 16 (22.22%) UMTS
13 15 (20.83%) Embedded C++
13 15 (20.83%) 3G
14 14 (19.44%) Internet
15 13 (18.06%) Telecoms
15 13 (18.06%) Telematics
16 12 (16.67%) ZigBee
16 12 (16.67%) Internet of Things
16 12 (16.67%) SDLC
16 12 (16.67%) Firewall
17 11 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (15.28%) Cisco
17 11 (15.28%) CCNP
17 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (15.28%) VPN
17 11 (15.28%) Atmel

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 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Infor M3
2 4 (5.56%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (55.56%) GSM
2 37 (51.39%) Ethernet
3 29 (40.28%) Wireless
4 26 (36.11%) TCP/IP
5 20 (27.78%) Bluetooth
6 16 (22.22%) UMTS
7 15 (20.83%) 3G
8 14 (19.44%) Internet
9 12 (16.67%) Firewall
9 12 (16.67%) ZigBee
10 11 (15.28%) VPN
10 11 (15.28%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (13.89%) ADSL
11 10 (13.89%) MPLS
12 8 (11.11%) DSL
13 7 (9.72%) 2G
13 7 (9.72%) 802.11
13 7 (9.72%) SDH
13 7 (9.72%) VoIP
13 7 (9.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) GIS
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) OLAP
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (33.33%) Electronics
2 13 (18.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.72%) Automotive
3 7 (9.72%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Games
3 7 (9.72%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Software Engineer
2 24 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (31.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) Firmware Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Field Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Field Service Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Network Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Network Operations Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Network Performance Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Performance Manager
9 4 (5.56%) Presales Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Electronics Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) 802.1X
2 6 (8.33%) BREW
2 6 (8.33%) Flash
2 6 (8.33%) J2ME
2 6 (8.33%) Middleware
2 6 (8.33%) OpenAL
2 6 (8.33%) OpenCL
2 6 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 6 (8.33%) Qt
2 6 (8.33%) Series 60
2 6 (8.33%) SVG
2 6 (8.33%) UIQ
3 3 (4.17%) MFC
4 1 (1.39%) .NET
4 1 (1.39%) Ajax
4 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Internet of Things
2 8 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.72%) CAN bus
4 6 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 6 (8.33%) iPhone
4 6 (8.33%) MPEG
4 6 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.17%) Home Automation
7 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.78%) CPLD
7 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.78%) User Experience
8 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Android
4 7 (9.72%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (8.33%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) Solaris
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (18.06%) Telematics
3 12 (16.67%) SDLC
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.33%) DRM
6 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.33%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (8.33%) QMS
6 6 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
7 4 (5.56%) Network Performance Management
7 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.56%) Presales
7 4 (5.56%) Six Sigma
8 3 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (2.78%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.78%) Schematic Capture
9 2 (2.78%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) C
2 29 (40.28%) C++
3 19 (26.39%) Embedded C
4 15 (20.83%) Embedded C++
5 7 (9.72%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (5.56%) Python
8 3 (4.17%) Perl
9 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.78%) C#
10 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) CCNP
2 11 (15.28%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (13.89%) CCNA
4 7 (9.72%) CCNP Voice
4 7 (9.72%) CCSA
5 1 (1.39%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Firmware
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Netcool
1 4 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Atmel
1 11 (15.28%) Cisco
2 10 (13.89%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.11%) F5
4 7 (9.72%) HP
4 7 (9.72%) Juniper
5 6 (8.33%) EMC
5 6 (8.33%) Intel
5 6 (8.33%) Symbian
6 3 (4.17%) NEC
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.78%) Mitel
7 2 (2.78%) Nortel
7 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.39%) Apple
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix
8 1 (1.39%) Google
8 1 (1.39%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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