Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 814 831 860
Rank change year-on-year +17 +29 +54
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 10 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.023% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 28
London median annual salary £61,250 £41,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.59% -27.83% +64.29%
10th Percentile £37,300 £36,250 £44,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £61,250 £62,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +26.67%

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 9,755 11,156 12,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.06% 15.07% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7,956 9,188 10,895
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 14 August 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 14 August 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
West London +18 5 £42,500 +1.19%
GPRS
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 9 (90.00%) 3G
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) GSM
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) LTE
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (50.00%) 4G
3 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Android
3 5 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
3 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (50.00%) PSTN
3 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Apple
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB

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 5 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) 3G
2 6 (60.00%) GSM
2 6 (60.00%) LTE
3 5 (50.00%) 4G
3 5 (50.00%) PSTN
4 4 (40.00%) 802.11
4 4 (40.00%) ADSL
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) DSL
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 3 (30.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (10.00%) HSRP
6 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Head of QA
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) Fintech
2 4 (40.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Business Development
1 5 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSP
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) HP APS
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Apple
1 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 5 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Nokia
4 1 (10.00%) VMware