The first table below looks at the demand for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 904 849 886
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +37
Permanent jobs citing WAP 7 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.024% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.061% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £32,500 £56,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.96% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-35.29% +6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45359 42907 48020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 39.52% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38528 37181 42446
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAP within the UK.

WAP Salary Trend in the UK

WAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAP over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
England -61 4 £32,500 -41.96% 5
London -41 3 £32,500 -51.85% 3
Scotland - 2 £27,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 £27,500 -
South East -12 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £60,000 - 1

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 8 (53.33%) iPhone
5 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 6 (40.00%) Apple
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) Google
8 4 (26.67%) Android
8 4 (26.67%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (26.67%) MS Office
8 4 (26.67%) MCP
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Internet
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (20.00%) SLA
9 3 (20.00%) iPad
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (13.33%) MCITP
10 2 (13.33%) PDA
10 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
10 2 (13.33%) Animation
10 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) GPRS
4 2 (13.33%) GSM
4 2 (13.33%) UMTS
4 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) RTCP
5 1 (6.67%) RTP
5 1 (6.67%) IPv6
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
5 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Graphic Artist
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) Flash
1 2 (13.33%) SyncML
2 1 (6.67%) J2ME
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) WML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) iPhone
2 7 (46.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (20.00%) iPad
4 2 (13.33%) PDA
4 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
4 2 (13.33%) Animation
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Games
5 1 (6.67%) GIS
5 1 (6.67%) Streaming Video
5 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) bada
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Data Security
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) MCITP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Apple
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Google
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) ESRI
6 1 (6.67%) Symbian
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Accenture
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £67,650 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago