The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 123 144
Rank change year-on-year +13 +21  
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 1 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.076% 0.68% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 2.25% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £52,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +53.84%  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 378 578 761
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.88% 30.12% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 253 473 405
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

GPRS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for GPRS in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) VoWiFi
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

GPRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
2 1 (50.00%) CDMA
2 1 (50.00%) GGSN
2 1 (50.00%) SGSN
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) VoWiFi
2 1 (50.00%) WCDMA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Presales Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel