WebAssembly (Wasm)
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WebAssembly skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebAssembly over the 6 months to 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 780 953 1069
Rank change year-on-year +173 +116 -240
Permanent jobs citing WebAssembly 38 66 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.059% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 14
10th Percentile £47,000 - -
25th Percentile £63,250 £35,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £42,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +76.47% -12.82% -48.68%
75th Percentile £97,500 £50,000 £81,875
90th Percentile £157,500 £93,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,650 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +64.12% -8.57% -7.89%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

WebAssembly 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,344 35,338 53,910
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 23.56% 31.75% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14,289 21,591 31,199
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.89% +8.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £80,500 £87,500 £81,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

WebAssembly
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebAssembly as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebAssembly in the UK

WebAssembly
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebAssembly.

Salary trend for WebAssembly in the UK

WebAssembly
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebAssembly over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for WebAssembly in the UK

WebAssembly
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebAssembly within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +197 35 £77,500 +82.35% 8
UK excluding London +68 29 £65,650 +64.12% 9
Work from Home +187 25 £155,000 +82.35% 2
South East +73 10 £65,799 +64.50% 1
London +206 9 £155,000 +72.22% 2
East of England +42 9 - - 1
North of England - 6 - - 4
North West - 5 - - 1
Scotland -31 2 £50,000 - 2
Wales -1 1 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

WebAssembly
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) JBoss
1 2 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Azure
2 8 (21.05%) SaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (13.16%) GitHub
3 5 (13.16%) IaaS
3 5 (13.16%) PaaS
4 4 (10.53%) AWS
4 4 (10.53%) Discord
5 2 (5.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 2 (5.26%) WhatsApp
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Postman
2 3 (7.89%) JetBrains Rider
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (47.37%) Games
1 18 (47.37%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.63%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Graphics Engineer
1 18 (47.37%) Graphics Software Engineer
1 18 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 15 (39.47%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Lead
4 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Lead Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Rust Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) OpenGL
1 18 (47.37%) OpenGL ES
1 18 (47.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 18 (47.37%) Unreal Engine
1 18 (47.37%) Vulkan
1 18 (47.37%) WebGPU
2 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 15 (39.47%) Blazor
3 8 (21.05%) React
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) RESTful
6 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) WinForms
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.53%) Ember.js
7 4 (10.53%) JSON
7 4 (10.53%) OpenID
7 4 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Handset
1 18 (47.37%) Mali
1 18 (47.37%) Ray Tracing
1 18 (47.37%) SIMD
1 18 (47.37%) Smartphone
2 4 (10.53%) Blog
2 4 (10.53%) Distributed Systems
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Bitcoin
4 2 (5.26%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.26%) Distributed Applications
5 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Android
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile
2 21 (55.26%) Computer Science
3 20 (52.63%) User Experience
4 18 (47.37%) Mathematics
4 18 (47.37%) Scrum
4 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
5 13 (34.21%) DevOps
6 7 (18.42%) Design Patterns
6 7 (18.42%) Microservices
7 6 (15.79%) Open Source
8 5 (13.16%) Architectural Patterns
8 5 (13.16%) CQRS
8 5 (13.16%) OOD
8 5 (13.16%) SOLID
8 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.53%) B2C
9 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.89%) Code Coverage
10 3 (7.89%) ERP
10 3 (7.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Rust
2 18 (47.37%) C
2 18 (47.37%) C++
3 14 (36.84%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.53%) Go
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) MIIS
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Xamarin
3 2 (5.26%) Ariba
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) SAP