The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 620 630 631
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing WEP 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.052% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £52,500 £67,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £19,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -35.59%
WEP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in London

WEP
Salary Trend in London

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

WEP Salary Trend in London

WEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Kentico
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) DNN
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Social Media

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (50.00%) DNN
1 2 (50.00%) Kentico
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca