Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 350 358
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 6 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.047% 0.008% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.052% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
North West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £37,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £42,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% +9.38%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1960 1934 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.36% 15.89% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1602 1496
North West median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GPRS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in the North West

GPRS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for GPRS in the North West

GPRS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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
Manchester -1 6 £52,500 +31.25% 1
GPRS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 North West region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) UMTS
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
1 6 (100.00%) RFID
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (100.00%) NFC
1 6 (100.00%) Telematics
1 6 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 6 (100.00%) ANSI C
1 6 (100.00%) RS-232

GPRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) NFC
1 6 (100.00%) RFID
1 6 (100.00%) RS-232
1 6 (100.00%) UMTS
1 6 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Lead Software Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) CAN bus
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Telematics
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) ANSI C
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware