The table below looks at the statistics for GPRS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Rank - 218 211
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 0 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.075% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.50% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 10
Median salary - £28,550 £27,850
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.51%
UK excluding London median salary £28,000 £45,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-37.77% +21.62%
GPRS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
937 798 960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.21% 14.90% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 720 690 781
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

GPRS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

GPRS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

GPRS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPRS across the West Midlands region.

GPRS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

GPRS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics

GPRS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics Engineer
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) EMC