The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 262 275 256
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAI 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.069% 0.025% 0.083%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 0.23% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +29.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
WAI
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
810 877 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.16% 11.10% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 622 707 698
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WAI
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

WAI Salary Trend in the East of England

WAI
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAI across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WAI Salary Histogram in the East of England

WAI
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Cambridgeshire - 4 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire 0 1 £50,000 +37.93%
WAI
England

WAI
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) W3C
4 2 (33.33%) JSP
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 3 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Head of Development
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OWASP
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA