Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 516 536 571
Rank change year-on-year +20 +35 +54
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 10 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.035% 0.017% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.097% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 31
South East median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £35,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,750 £52,500
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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,490 5,169 7,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.53% 17.93% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,525 4,146 5,889
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GPRS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GPRS in the South East

GPRS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for GPRS in the South East

GPRS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPRS within the South East 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
Thames Valley +14 5 - -
Berkshire +2 5 - -
Hampshire -13 5 £50,000 -4.76%
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 South East region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 10 (100.00%) GSM
1 10 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (50.00%) 4G
2 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (50.00%) Power Management
2 5 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 5 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (50.00%) UMTS
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) Firmware
2 5 (50.00%) 3G
2 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) IC Design
2 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking

GPRS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (100.00%) GSM
1 10 (100.00%) LTE
2 5 (50.00%) 3G
2 5 (50.00%) 4G
2 5 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 5 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (50.00%) UMTS
2 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (50.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
General
1 5 (50.00%) Electronics
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 5 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) IC Design
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (50.00%) Power Management
1 5 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware