The first table below looks at the demand for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank 816 774 771
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -3
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 77 106 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.097% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 68 72 92
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,382 £60,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +21.79%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20015 19796 20989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 18.20% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16051 15967 17346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014 within the UK.

GPRS Salary Histogram in the UK

GPRS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 73 £40,000 -11.11% 17
South East -12 35 £40,000 -5.88% 5
London -35 16 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Berkshire +8 15 £35,000 -32.69% 3
East of England -14 15 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £40,000 +33.33%
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £57,500 +144.68% 4
Milton Keynes - 9 £40,000 -
Cambridge +2 7 £60,000 +155.31% 1
Bracknell - 6 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 5 £45,000 +23.16%
Peterborough - 5 £40,000 - 2
Bicester - 5 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +17 4 £27,850 +3.14% 1
West Midlands +14 4 £27,850 +3.14% 1
Reading +11 3 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Nuneaton - 3 £27,850 -
Slough +9 2 £38,500 -31.55%
Bedfordshire -14 2 £37,500 -33.33%
Amersham - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
Horsham - 2 £55,000 -
City of London - 2 £35,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
Rugby +6 1 - - 1
Newbury -1 1 £40,000 -23.07%
South West -21 1 £21,500 -14.85% 2
Yorkshire -56 1 £21,500 -57.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £21,500 - 1

GPRS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 106 (59.89%) GSM
2 75 (42.37%) UMTS
3 73 (41.24%) Telecoms
4 65 (36.72%) Wireless
5 59 (33.33%) Degree
6 49 (27.68%) LTE
7 41 (23.16%) 3G
8 40 (22.60%) C
8 40 (22.60%) Windows
9 39 (22.03%) Electronics
10 37 (20.90%) SQL
11 33 (18.64%) C++
12 32 (18.08%) WCDMA
12 32 (18.08%) Software Engineering
13 31 (17.51%) Linux
14 29 (16.38%) C#
15 26 (14.69%) TCP/IP
16 25 (14.12%) SQL Server
16 25 (14.12%) WAN
17 23 (12.99%) 3GPP
18 22 (12.43%) LAN
18 22 (12.43%) Embedded C
18 22 (12.43%) 4G
19 20 (11.30%) 2G
19 20 (11.30%) Windows Mobile
19 20 (11.30%) SGSN
20 19 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
20 19 (10.73%) .NET
21 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
21 18 (10.17%) Cisco

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.39%) GroupWise
1 6 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (1.13%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.82%) MS Office
2 5 (2.82%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (59.89%) GSM
2 75 (42.37%) UMTS
3 65 (36.72%) Wireless
4 49 (27.68%) LTE
5 41 (23.16%) 3G
6 32 (18.08%) WCDMA
7 26 (14.69%) TCP/IP
8 25 (14.12%) WAN
9 23 (12.99%) 3GPP
10 22 (12.43%) LAN
10 22 (12.43%) 4G
11 20 (11.30%) 2G
11 20 (11.30%) SGSN
12 17 (9.60%) Internet
13 16 (9.04%) GGSN
14 15 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (8.47%) VPN
15 13 (7.34%) Ethernet
15 13 (7.34%) Firewall
16 12 (6.78%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) MS Access
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.26%) Big Data
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Subversion
2 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.13%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 73 (41.24%) Telecoms
2 39 (22.03%) Electronics
3 15 (8.47%) Marketing
4 10 (5.65%) French Language
5 5 (2.82%) Advertising
5 5 (2.82%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.26%) German Language
6 4 (2.26%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.26%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (2.26%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.26%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (17.51%) Software Engineer
2 24 (13.56%) Test Engineer
3 21 (11.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (11.30%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.17%) Developer
6 17 (9.60%) Network Engineer
7 12 (6.78%) Senior Test Engineer
8 11 (6.21%) Mobile Developer
9 10 (5.65%) Performance Manager
9 10 (5.65%) Embedded C Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Core Network Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Firmware Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Development Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.73%) .NET
2 8 (4.52%) XML
3 6 (3.39%) Web Services
3 6 (3.39%) ODBC
3 6 (3.39%) MFC
4 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.69%) REST
6 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (1.69%) WPF
6 3 (1.69%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.69%) WinForms
6 3 (1.69%) SOAP
7 2 (1.13%) WAP
7 2 (1.13%) HTML
7 2 (1.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.13%) .NET Compact Framework
7 2 (1.13%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.34%) Smartphone
2 12 (6.78%) PDA
2 12 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.21%) Firmware
3 11 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.08%) Smart Meter
4 9 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.52%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.95%) Telematics
7 6 (3.39%) iPhone
7 6 (3.39%) Home Automation
8 5 (2.82%) Physics
8 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.26%) Handset
10 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.13%) Machine to Machine
12 1 (0.56%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.60%) Windows
2 31 (17.51%) Linux
3 20 (11.30%) Windows Mobile
4 15 (8.47%) Android
5 14 (7.91%) UNIX
6 11 (6.21%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (5.08%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.95%) Solaris
10 6 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (2.26%) Windows CE
11 4 (2.26%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.13%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.56%) bada
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.08%) Software Engineering
2 17 (9.60%) Product Management
3 15 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (6.78%) OO
5 11 (6.21%) TDD
6 10 (5.65%) Network Architecture
7 9 (5.08%) Performance Management
8 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.52%) Service Management
8 8 (4.52%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (3.95%) Performance Engineering
9 7 (3.95%) Risk Management
9 7 (3.95%) Network Design
10 6 (3.39%) Validation
10 6 (3.39%) Change Management
10 6 (3.39%) Network Management
10 6 (3.39%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.39%) System Testing
10 6 (3.39%) Demand Management
10 6 (3.39%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.60%) C
2 37 (20.90%) SQL
3 33 (18.64%) C++
4 29 (16.38%) C#
5 22 (12.43%) Embedded C
6 10 (5.65%) Python
7 9 (5.08%) Perl
8 8 (4.52%) Java
9 7 (3.95%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.39%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.39%) Embedded C++
10 6 (3.39%) Erlang
11 4 (2.26%) Tcl
11 4 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.26%) TTCN
12 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (33.33%) Degree
2 19 (10.73%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.47%) CCNP
4 14 (7.91%) CCNA
5 9 (5.08%) CCIE
6 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.39%) MCSE
7 6 (3.39%) MCITP
8 5 (2.82%) ISEB
9 4 (2.26%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.13%) MCAD
10 2 (1.13%) MCTS
11 1 (0.56%) CCENT
11 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.60%) SLA
2 4 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.95%) Netcool
2 4 (2.26%) Nagios
3 2 (1.13%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (10.17%) Cisco
2 16 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.78%) Oracle
4 11 (6.21%) EMC
5 7 (3.95%) HP
6 6 (3.39%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.39%) Huawei
6 6 (3.39%) NEC
6 6 (3.39%) SOTI
6 6 (3.39%) MobileIron
7 5 (2.82%) Citrix
8 4 (2.26%) JBoss
8 4 (2.26%) Google
8 4 (2.26%) VMware
9 3 (1.69%) F5
9 3 (1.69%) Opsware
10 2 (1.13%) Apple
10 2 (1.13%) Motorola
10 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.13%) Nortel
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Dexdyne
Salary: Circa £35,000 (negotiable)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Van + Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Van + Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Van + Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive+benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Airwave
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + £75k - £85k plus car allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago