The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 103 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAI 1 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% - 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% - 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £32,500 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £31,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
WAI
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
149 230 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.70% 12.67% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 131 162 92
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAI across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WAI
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAI across the Cambridge region.

WAI Salary Trend in Cambridge

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAI.

1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft