The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 871 886 856
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs citing WEP 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% 0.021% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +114.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £19,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -35.59%
WEP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17399 19498 17782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.83% 18.18% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14504 15531 14451
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WEP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in England

WEP
Salary Trend in England

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

WEP Salary Trend in England

WEP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WEP within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 2 £52,500 -22.22%
South West - 2 £50,000 -
WEP
UK

WEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Social Media
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) OOD
7 2 (18.18%) SOA
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) MySQL
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
7 2 (18.18%) CRM
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing WEP 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 WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Kentico
1 2 (18.18%) DNN
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
2 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Endeca
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle