The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank - 299 339
Permanent jobs citing WAP 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.030% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £29,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -51.66%
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +81.81%
WAP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2518 3383 4494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.67% 35.43% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2314 2871 3899
Median salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WAP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAP across the City of London region.

WAP Salary Trend in the City of London