The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 879 919
Rank change year-on-year +35 +40  
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 22 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.035% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 19
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +40.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13668 15747 17871
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.32% 17.02% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11164 13219 14633
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

GPRS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GPRS in England

GPRS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPRS in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GPRS in England

GPRS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
London +39 11 £42,000 -25.33% 1
South East +34 7 £36,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -11 2 £49,000 +15.29%
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
North West - 1 £37,500 -
GPRS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 42 (67.74%) GSM
2 38 (61.29%) Wireless
3 34 (54.84%) Ethernet
4 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 28 (45.16%) C
5 28 (45.16%) C++
6 23 (37.10%) TCP/IP
6 23 (37.10%) Electronics
6 23 (37.10%) Degree
7 22 (35.48%) Firmware
8 21 (33.87%) Embedded C
8 21 (33.87%) Embedded C++
9 20 (32.26%) UMTS
10 18 (29.03%) Bluetooth
11 17 (27.42%) Cisco
11 17 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
12 16 (25.81%) Firewall
12 16 (25.81%) MPLS
12 16 (25.81%) DSL
12 16 (25.81%) CCNP
12 16 (25.81%) VPN
13 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
14 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (20.97%) 3G
15 12 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (19.35%) LTE
16 11 (17.74%) Atmel
16 11 (17.74%) ZigBee
16 11 (17.74%) F5

GPRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Infor M3
2 4 (6.45%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (67.74%) GSM
2 38 (61.29%) Wireless
3 34 (54.84%) Ethernet
4 23 (37.10%) TCP/IP
5 20 (32.26%) UMTS
6 18 (29.03%) Bluetooth
7 16 (25.81%) DSL
7 16 (25.81%) Firewall
7 16 (25.81%) MPLS
7 16 (25.81%) VPN
8 13 (20.97%) 3G
8 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (19.35%) LTE
9 12 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (17.74%) VoIP
10 11 (17.74%) ZigBee
11 10 (16.13%) RS-232
12 9 (14.52%) RS-485
13 8 (12.90%) VoLTE
13 8 (12.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (37.10%) Electronics
2 17 (27.42%) Telecoms
3 9 (14.52%) Finance
4 8 (12.90%) Games
5 6 (9.68%) Automotive
5 6 (9.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Software Engineer
2 21 (33.87%) Embedded Engineer
2 21 (33.87%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (32.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 20 (32.26%) Firmware Engineer
4 13 (20.97%) Network Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Telecoms Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Telecoms Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Field Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Field Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Network Operations Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Network Performance Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Manager
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) MFC
2 8 (12.90%) 802.1X
3 6 (9.68%) BREW
3 6 (9.68%) Flash
3 6 (9.68%) J2ME
3 6 (9.68%) Middleware
3 6 (9.68%) OpenAL
3 6 (9.68%) OpenCL
3 6 (9.68%) OpenGL
3 6 (9.68%) Qt
3 6 (9.68%) Series 60
3 6 (9.68%) SVG
3 6 (9.68%) UIQ
4 4 (6.45%) WAP
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
6 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) HTML
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Device Driver
2 9 (14.52%) Home Automation
3 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.68%) iPhone
4 6 (9.68%) MPEG
4 6 (9.68%) Smartphone
5 5 (8.06%) Handset
6 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.61%) CAN bus
9 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.61%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Android
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (9.68%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Nucleus RTOS
3 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
3 11 (17.74%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (17.74%) SDLC
4 9 (14.52%) Embedded Software Development
5 7 (11.29%) ITIL
6 6 (9.68%) DRM
6 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.68%) Mobile Commerce
6 6 (9.68%) Speech Recognition
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.45%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (6.45%) Network Performance Management
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.45%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.84%) High Availability
9 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.84%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Telematics
9 3 (4.84%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) C
1 28 (45.16%) C++
2 21 (33.87%) Embedded C
2 21 (33.87%) Embedded C++
3 10 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.61%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Degree
2 17 (27.42%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (25.81%) CCNP
4 8 (12.90%) CCIE
4 8 (12.90%) CCNA
4 8 (12.90%) CCSA
5 7 (11.29%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Firmware
2 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (8.06%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.45%) Netcool
2 4 (6.45%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) Atmel
2 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
2 11 (17.74%) F5
3 9 (14.52%) EMC
3 9 (14.52%) HP
3 9 (14.52%) NEC
4 8 (12.90%) Juniper
5 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.68%) Intel
6 6 (9.68%) Symbian
7 5 (8.06%) IronPort
7 5 (8.06%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix
9 1 (1.61%) Apple
9 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.61%) Facebook
9 1 (1.61%) Mitel
West Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Qualitest
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
West Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago