Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WhatsApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WhatsApp over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WhatsApp
UK
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 951 1118 1195
Rank change year-on-year +167 +77 +1
Permanent jobs citing WhatsApp 28 8 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.069% 0.019% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 7
Median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.67% +23.71% +7.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £55,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £76,875 £70,750 £84,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,265 - £35,500

WhatsApp is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40,531 41,132 40,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.65% 27.56% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 32,956 32,846 33,101
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

WhatsApp
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WhatsApp in the UK

WhatsApp
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WhatsApp in the UK

WhatsApp
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WhatsApp over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for WhatsApp in the UK

WhatsApp
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WhatsApp within the UK over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
England +164 28 £35,000 -41.67%
London +119 23 £35,000 -41.67%
North West - 5 £51,265 -
UK excluding London - 5 £51,265 -
North of England - 5 £51,265 -

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT jobs citing WhatsApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WhatsApp.

1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Apple
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (42.86%) Degree
6 11 (39.29%) Marketing
6 11 (39.29%) Project Planning
6 11 (39.29%) Business Development
6 11 (39.29%) CRM
6 11 (39.29%) Presales
7 10 (35.71%) Skype
7 10 (35.71%) Skype for Business
7 10 (35.71%) Office 365
7 10 (35.71%) Campaign Management
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) Python
9 6 (21.43%) Service Management
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) User Experience
9 6 (21.43%) Android
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
10 5 (17.86%) AWS
10 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
10 5 (17.86%) Coaching
10 5 (17.86%) WebEx
10 5 (17.86%) Mimecast
10 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
10 5 (17.86%) SCCM

WhatsApp
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.57%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Skype
2 5 (17.86%) Intranet
2 5 (17.86%) WebEx
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) IPv4
4 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Zeppelin
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) OLAP
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Mockito
2 1 (3.57%) GitLab
2 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (39.29%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Desktop Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
1 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.57%) CRM Executive
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Python Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) CSS3
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) JSON
2 2 (7.14%) JSP
2 2 (7.14%) Kafka
2 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.57%) CoreNLP
3 1 (3.57%) Keras
3 1 (3.57%) MLlib
3 1 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.57%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.57%) TensorFlow
3 1 (3.57%) Torch
3 1 (3.57%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 6 (21.43%) Android
3 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Business Development
1 11 (39.29%) CRM
1 11 (39.29%) Presales
1 11 (39.29%) Project Planning
2 10 (35.71%) Campaign Management
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Coaching
4 5 (17.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) ITSM
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Data Science
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Operational Stability
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) OOD
6 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java 8
4 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 2 (7.14%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Apple
3 2 (7.14%) Snapchat
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) MapR