Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GPRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPRS over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 796 828 854
Rank change year-on-year +32 +26 +50
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 13 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.14% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 8
London median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -7.44% -2.27%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £61,250 £56,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +2.86%

GPRS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,126 10,940 12,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.51% 14.75% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7,491 8,966 10,340
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GPRS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in London

GPRS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GPRS in London

GPRS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPRS in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GPRS in London

GPRS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the London region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 8 £50,000 -
West London +30 1 £36,000 -37.39%
GPRS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing GPRS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 13 (100.00%) GSM
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 13 (100.00%) QA
1 13 (100.00%) LTE
2 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) Atlassian
2 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
2 12 (92.31%) 4G
2 12 (92.31%) MobileIron
2 12 (92.31%) AirWatch
2 12 (92.31%) Workflow
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
2 12 (92.31%) PSTN
2 12 (92.31%) ISEB
2 12 (92.31%) Apple
2 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 12 (92.31%) Blackberry
2 12 (92.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (92.31%) Android
3 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Business Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Fintech

GPRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (92.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) GSM
1 13 (100.00%) LTE
2 12 (92.31%) 3G
2 12 (92.31%) 4G
2 12 (92.31%) PSTN
3 1 (7.69%) UMTS
3 1 (7.69%) VoLTE
General
1 13 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Head of QA
1 4 (30.77%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Blackberry
2 4 (30.77%) Fintech
2 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Android
1 12 (92.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
1 12 (92.31%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) Business Development
2 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
2 4 (30.77%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) ISEB
1 12 (92.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Apple
1 12 (92.31%) Atlassian
1 12 (92.31%) MobileIron