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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 425 471
Rank change year-on-year +37 +46  
Permanent jobs citing GPRS 8 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.092% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.46% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 2
Median salary £36,750 £45,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.33% +57.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £45,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £31,700
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2740 3714 4547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.94% 20.10% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2195 3018 3542
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

GPRS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPRS in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +28 4 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Surrey +28 2 £36,750 -
Kent - 1 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
GPRS
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for GPRS.

1 20 (95.24%) GSM
2 13 (61.90%) Wireless
3 12 (57.14%) Electronics
4 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
5 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 10 (47.62%) Degree
5 10 (47.62%) RS-232
5 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
5 10 (47.62%) Embedded C
5 10 (47.62%) Embedded C++
5 10 (47.62%) UMTS
5 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
5 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
5 10 (47.62%) C
5 10 (47.62%) C++
6 9 (42.86%) MFC
6 9 (42.86%) Firmware
6 9 (42.86%) EMC
6 9 (42.86%) NEC
6 9 (42.86%) RS-485
6 9 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) Infor M3
6 9 (42.86%) Home Automation
7 8 (38.10%) LTE
8 5 (23.81%) 3G
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) WAP
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Infor M3
2 4 (19.05%) Traffica
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) GSM
2 13 (61.90%) Wireless
3 10 (47.62%) Ethernet
3 10 (47.62%) RS-232
3 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 10 (47.62%) UMTS
4 9 (42.86%) RS-485
5 8 (38.10%) LTE
6 5 (23.81%) 3G
7 4 (19.05%) 2G
7 4 (19.05%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (19.05%) VoLTE
8 1 (4.76%) 4G
8 1 (4.76%) DAB
8 1 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) IPv6
8 1 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (57.14%) Electronics
2 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Firmware Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Network Operations Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Network Performance Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Field Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Field Test Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) MFC
2 4 (19.05%) WAP
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WML
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Home Automation
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 9 (42.86%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Network Performance Management
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
4 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) OpenUP
7 1 (4.76%) API Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Presales
7 1 (4.76%) Product Management
7 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
7 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Telematics
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C
1 10 (47.62%) C++
1 10 (47.62%) Embedded C
1 10 (47.62%) Embedded C++
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Netcool
1 4 (19.05%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) EMC
1 9 (42.86%) NEC
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Mitel
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