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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 833 861 774
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -87
Permanent jobs citing WAI 35 40 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.036% 0.090%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.34% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 77
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
WAI
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11094 11649 10441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.72% 10.53% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8769 9165 8434
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAI
Salary Trend in England

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

WAI Salary Trend in England

WAI
Salary Histogram in England

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

WAI Salary Histogram in England

WAI
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
South West -20 8 £38,500 +38.73%
London +22 7 £40,250 -5.29% 1
South East +9 5 £23,000 -34.28% 1
North West 0 5 £37,500 -
East of England +24 4 £50,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £27,500 -
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 72 (94.74%) HTML
2 71 (93.42%) CSS
3 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
4 44 (57.89%) HTML5
5 41 (53.95%) jQuery
6 31 (40.79%) User Experience
7 30 (39.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (34.21%) MySQL
9 26 (34.21%) Photoshop
9 26 (34.21%) OO
9 26 (34.21%) CSS3
10 24 (31.58%) Marketing
11 23 (30.26%) .NET
12 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
12 22 (28.95%) XML
12 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
12 22 (28.95%) W3C
13 21 (27.63%) Windows
13 21 (27.63%) OOP
14 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
15 19 (25.00%) SQL
15 19 (25.00%) C#
15 19 (25.00%) Stress Testing
15 19 (25.00%) RESTful
16 18 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
16 18 (23.68%) Use Case
16 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
16 18 (23.68%) PHP

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 14 (18.42%) CMS
2 7 (9.21%) Joomla!
2 7 (9.21%) Drupal
3 6 (7.89%) WordPress
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.26%) IIS
6 3 (3.95%) Apache
6 3 (3.95%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.95%) Node.js
7 2 (2.63%) Moodle
8 1 (1.32%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 26 (34.21%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.58%) InfoPath
4 4 (5.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.32%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) HTTP
2 2 (2.63%) Intranet
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) DVB
3 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) MySQL
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Server
3 18 (23.68%) RDBMS
3 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Axure RP
2 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.84%) Selenium
4 8 (10.53%) Grunt
5 6 (7.89%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (5.26%) Subversion
6 4 (5.26%) JUnit
7 3 (3.95%) Ant
7 3 (3.95%) Maven
7 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.32%) JIRA
9 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.32%) Aptana Studio
9 1 (1.32%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.32%) Sublime Text
9 1 (1.32%) Bower
General
1 24 (31.58%) Marketing
2 5 (6.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 26 (34.21%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET Developer
3 18 (23.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 18 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 18 (23.68%) C# Developer
3 18 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Web Designer
5 5 (6.58%) Designer
6 3 (3.95%) CSS Developer
6 3 (3.95%) HTML Developer
6 3 (3.95%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (3.95%) UI Developer
6 3 (3.95%) QA Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) UI Programmer
7 2 (2.63%) Head of Development
7 2 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (94.74%) HTML
2 71 (93.42%) CSS
3 44 (57.89%) HTML5
4 41 (53.95%) jQuery
5 30 (39.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (34.21%) CSS3
7 23 (30.26%) .NET
8 22 (28.95%) XML
9 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
10 19 (25.00%) RESTful
11 18 (23.68%) Web Services
12 8 (10.53%) Sass
12 8 (10.53%) Flash
12 8 (10.53%) XHTML
13 7 (9.21%) Ajax
14 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
15 4 (5.26%) DOM
16 3 (3.95%) JSON
16 3 (3.95%) Backbone.js
17 2 (2.63%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) User Experience
2 22 (28.95%) W3C
3 18 (23.68%) N-Tier
3 18 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.58%) iPad
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) iPhone
5 4 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.95%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.32%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.32%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Wiki
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) OO
3 21 (27.63%) OOP
4 19 (25.00%) Stress Testing
5 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
5 18 (23.68%) Use Case
5 18 (23.68%) UML
6 16 (21.05%) Web Accessibility
7 15 (19.74%) SEO
7 15 (19.74%) Scrum
8 13 (17.11%) PRINCE2
8 13 (17.11%) User Stories
8 13 (17.11%) Business Development
9 11 (14.47%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (9.21%) Web Design
11 6 (7.89%) TDD
11 6 (7.89%) Content Management
12 5 (6.58%) Analytics
13 4 (5.26%) Marketing Analytics
13 4 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) C#
3 18 (23.68%) PHP
4 9 (11.84%) Python
5 7 (9.21%) Java
6 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) VB6
7 1 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.32%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.32%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.05%) WCAG
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Adobe
3 6 (7.89%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.58%) Google
5 3 (3.95%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) OpenText
6 2 (2.63%) RedDot
6 2 (2.63%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.32%) Sencha
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Health&Medical
Posted: 6 days ago