The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 126 120 142
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAI 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 0.51% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £23,500 £20,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.63% -36.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
WAI
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
222 197 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.58% 11.62% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 194 111 167
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WAI
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WAI Salary Trend in Cheshire

WAI
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £23,500 -
WAI
North West

WAI
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) BPR
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BPR
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL