Period
to 13 October 2019

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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WhatsApp
UK
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1046 1153 1175
Rank change year-on-year +107 +22 +56
Permanent jobs citing WhatsApp 18 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.042% 0.010% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 17
UK median annual salary £61,250 £62,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +108.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £55,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £104,250 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £110,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -59.09% +175.00% -

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 43,133 40,247 33,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.52% 24.64% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35,095 32,560 27,308
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WhatsApp in the UK

WhatsApp
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WhatsApp in the UK

WhatsApp
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WhatsApp over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WhatsApp in the UK

WhatsApp
Top 6 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 13 October 2019. 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 +109 13 £52,500 -16.00% 5
UK excluding London +74 8 £45,000 -59.09%
South East - 7 £45,000 -
London +90 5 £65,000 +8.33% 5
North of England +23 1 £65,000 -40.91%
North West - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) MVC
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) HTML5
3 8 (44.44%) CSS3
4 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) Xamarin
4 7 (38.89%) Android Development
4 7 (38.89%) iOS Development
4 7 (38.89%) Microservices
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (38.89%) Mobile Development
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (38.89%) Vue.js
4 7 (38.89%) Public Sector
4 7 (38.89%) Billing
4 7 (38.89%) Android
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Replication
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe XD
1 1 (5.56%) Chatbot
1 1 (5.56%) InVision
1 1 (5.56%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) AWS
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Fargate
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) iSCSI
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 5 (27.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 7 (38.89%) Billing
1 7 (38.89%) Public Sector
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.56%) React Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) CSS3
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Vue.js
3 1 (5.56%) CoreNLP
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) React Native
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) scikit-learn
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Android
1 7 (38.89%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) VMS
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Android Development
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (38.89%) iOS Development
2 7 (38.89%) Microservices
2 7 (38.89%) Mobile Development
3 5 (27.78%) Data Management
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Neural Network
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Xamarin
2 5 (27.78%) Veeam
2 5 (27.78%) Veritas
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft