Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 594 642
Rank change year-on-year +39 +48 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAP 4 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.031% 0.030% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
South East median annual salary £35,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.32% +10.00% -13.51%
10th Percentile £30,375 £33,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £42,100 £46,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £41,628 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.05% +13.33% -21.05%

WAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12874 13471 16410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.07% 38.28% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11189 11847 14205
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,705
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.96% +9.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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
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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 £33,750 -
Berkshire +46 1 £43,000 -2.27%
Thames Valley +35 1 £43,000 -2.27% 1
Surrey - 1 £36,000 -
WAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) GPRS
4 1 (25.00%) GSM
4 1 (25.00%) SMS
4 1 (25.00%) UMTS
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) SS7
4 1 (25.00%) SMPP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) Teradata
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Unica

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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) GPRS
3 1 (25.00%) GSM
3 1 (25.00%) LTE
3 1 (25.00%) SMPP
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) SS7
3 1 (25.00%) UMTS
3 1 (25.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Campaign Management
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata