The table below looks at the prevalence of the term WURFL in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WURFL over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Universal Resource File (WURFL)
Rank - - 882
Permanent jobs citing WURFL 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
35909 35665 38991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.93% 33.11% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28194 28847 32889
Average salary £47,500 £46,127 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.97% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

WURFL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WURFL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

WURFL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WURFL
Salary Trend

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

WURFL Salary Trend in the UK