The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for WAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 444 472
Rank change year-on-year +58 +28  
Permanent jobs citing WAP 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.041% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.027% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £37,500 £44,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.73% -22.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £36,000 £38,354
% change year-on-year +13.88% -6.13%  

WAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5963 7354 7798
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 40.60% 40.01% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5194 6584 6719
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WAP in the South East

WAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WAP in the South East

WAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAP in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAP in the South East

WAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +30 2 £41,000 -7.86%
Hampshire - 2 £38,750 -
Surrey - 2 £36,750 -
WAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for WAP.

1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) GPRS
4 4 (50.00%) GSM
4 4 (50.00%) UMTS
4 4 (50.00%) Handset
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) Electronics
5 3 (37.50%) LTE
5 3 (37.50%) VoLTE
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) SS7
6 2 (25.00%) SMPP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning

WAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) GPRS
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) UMTS
3 3 (37.50%) LTE
3 3 (37.50%) VoLTE
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) SMPP
4 2 (25.00%) SS7
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) DAB
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) IPv6
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Field Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Field Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Project Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Handset
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Facebook
1 1 (12.50%) HP