The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 879 841 864
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAP 19 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.048% 0.033% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 11
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £31,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.53%
WAP
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39721 42589 45631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.73% 41.08% 42.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34365 36733 40701
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAP
Salary Trend in England

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

WAP Salary Trend in England

WAP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

WAP Salary Histogram in England

WAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 6 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire -33 5 £47,500 -
South East -10 4 £45,000 -50.00%
East of England -14 2 £25,625 -71.52%
East Midlands +13 1 £32,500 -7.14%
West Midlands -4 1 £23,000 -16.36%
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAP.

1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Internet
3 8 (36.36%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) MySQL
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) XHTML
5 6 (27.27%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (22.73%) Android
6 5 (22.73%) iPhone
6 5 (22.73%) MS Office
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) SLA
6 5 (22.73%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) PHP
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) GPRS
7 4 (18.18%) MCP
7 4 (18.18%) UNIX
7 4 (18.18%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (18.18%) Google

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) Wireless
3 5 (22.73%) HTTP
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (18.18%) GPRS
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 3 (13.64%) SMS
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
7 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.55%) UMTS
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) RTCP
7 1 (4.55%) RTP
7 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) XHTML
4 3 (13.64%) XSLT
4 3 (13.64%) LAMP
4 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
5 1 (4.55%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
5 1 (4.55%) Flash
5 1 (4.55%) J2ME
5 1 (4.55%) SyncML
5 1 (4.55%) WML
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) iPhone
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) RIA
3 3 (13.64%) Streaming Video
3 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 2 (9.09%) PDA
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.55%) GIS
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Games
5 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.55%) Animation
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Android
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) OO
1 4 (18.18%) Line Management
2 3 (13.64%) OO PHP
2 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Android Development
4 1 (4.55%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Product Management
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) PHP
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCP
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) MCSA
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCTS
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Intune
2 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Google
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
6 2 (9.09%) Mitel
7 1 (4.55%) Altiris
7 1 (4.55%) ESRI
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Siemens
7 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.55%) Kaseya