The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for GPRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPRS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 204 213
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9  
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 9 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.56% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 8
Median salary £40,000 £58,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.91% +35.05%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.78% +35.71%  

GPRS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 804 1343 1482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.85% 26.78% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 624 1102 949
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing GPRS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in Berkshire

GPRS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for GPRS in Berkshire

GPRS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Bracknell - 8 £40,000 - 1
Reading +21 1 - -
GPRS
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 10 (100.00%) GSM
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Infor M3
2 8 (80.00%) Home Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) RS-232
2 8 (80.00%) RS-485
2 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 8 (80.00%) Embedded C++
2 8 (80.00%) EMC
2 8 (80.00%) Firmware
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) MFC
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) NEC
2 8 (80.00%) Electronics
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (10.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) GGSN
4 1 (10.00%) SGSN
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) VoLTE

GPRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) GSM
2 8 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (80.00%) RS-232
2 8 (80.00%) RS-485
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) UMTS
4 1 (10.00%) CDMA
4 1 (10.00%) GGSN
4 1 (10.00%) SGSN
4 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (10.00%) VoWiFi
4 1 (10.00%) WCDMA
General
1 8 (80.00%) Electronics
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Core Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Presales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Home Automation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) Product Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
1 8 (80.00%) C++
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded C
1 8 (80.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) EMC
1 8 (80.00%) NEC
2 1 (10.00%) Mitel
Bracknell, Berkshire
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