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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 846 760 803
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +43
Permanent jobs citing WAI 44 85 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.085% 0.087%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.84% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 72 81
Average salary £31,800 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,350 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.27% +2.85%
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
11294 10155 11818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.59% 10.16% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8823 8039 9762
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
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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 East -30 14 £23,500 -27.69% 4
Yorkshire - 14 £36,750 - 1
South West - 8 £32,500 -
London -29 6 £45,000 +20.80% 2
North West -19 2 £33,750 -15.62%
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 92 (94.85%) CSS
2 91 (93.81%) JavaScript
3 90 (92.78%) HTML
4 59 (60.82%) XHTML
5 55 (56.70%) .NET
5 55 (56.70%) ASP.NET
6 54 (55.67%) SQL Server
6 54 (55.67%) C#
7 53 (54.64%) jQuery
8 52 (53.61%) XML
9 47 (48.45%) HTML5
10 46 (47.42%) CSS3
11 44 (45.36%) Ajax
12 40 (41.24%) SQL
13 39 (40.21%) Web Services
14 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
15 36 (37.11%) Photoshop
15 36 (37.11%) SOAP
16 32 (32.99%) XSLT
17 31 (31.96%) Adobe
17 31 (31.96%) Fireworks
18 30 (30.93%) Web Design
19 29 (29.90%) Marketing
20 28 (28.87%) MySQL
21 26 (26.80%) OOP
22 25 (25.77%) W3C
23 24 (24.74%) OO
23 24 (24.74%) Flash
23 24 (24.74%) Windows
23 24 (24.74%) WCAG

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 21 (21.65%) IIS
2 16 (16.49%) CMS
3 11 (11.34%) Apache
4 8 (8.25%) ExpressionEngine
5 5 (5.15%) Drupal
6 4 (4.12%) WordPress
7 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (37.11%) Photoshop
2 31 (31.96%) Fireworks
3 9 (9.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.06%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) HTTP
2 10 (10.31%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) Extranet
3 2 (2.06%) Intranet
4 1 (1.03%) DVB
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) ATM
4 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (55.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (28.87%) MySQL
3 21 (21.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (21.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (21.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
4 15 (15.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (8.25%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.22%) Subversion
4 4 (4.12%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.09%) Selenium
5 3 (3.09%) Maven
6 2 (2.06%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.03%) Ant
7 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.03%) ProtoShare
General
1 29 (29.90%) Marketing
2 6 (6.19%) Publishing
3 4 (4.12%) Finance
4 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 2 (2.06%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (70.10%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) .NET Developer
3 27 (27.84%) Web Developer
4 20 (20.62%) C# Developer
4 20 (20.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.49%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (15.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (15.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Software Engineer
7 11 (11.34%) Front-End Web Developer
8 9 (9.28%) UI Programmer
8 9 (9.28%) UI Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Web Developer
9 7 (7.22%) PHP Developer
9 7 (7.22%) PHP Web Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior PHP Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (94.85%) CSS
2 90 (92.78%) HTML
3 59 (60.82%) XHTML
4 55 (56.70%) .NET
4 55 (56.70%) ASP.NET
5 53 (54.64%) jQuery
6 52 (53.61%) XML
7 47 (48.45%) HTML5
8 46 (47.42%) CSS3
9 44 (45.36%) Ajax
10 39 (40.21%) Web Services
11 36 (37.11%) SOAP
12 32 (32.99%) XSLT
13 24 (24.74%) Flash
14 21 (21.65%) .NET Framework
14 21 (21.65%) WSDL
15 16 (16.49%) RESTful
16 13 (13.40%) COM+
17 8 (8.25%) CodeIgniter
17 8 (8.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.77%) W3C
2 15 (15.46%) N-Tier
2 15 (15.46%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (13.40%) User Experience
4 5 (5.15%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.06%) Cybernetics
6 2 (2.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.03%) Life Science
7 1 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) Web Design
2 26 (26.80%) OOP
3 24 (24.74%) OO
4 23 (23.71%) E-Commerce
5 19 (19.59%) Web Development
6 16 (16.49%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.46%) UML
7 15 (15.46%) Load Balancing
7 15 (15.46%) Use Case
7 15 (15.46%) SEO
7 15 (15.46%) Web Accessibility
7 15 (15.46%) Stress Testing
8 13 (13.40%) Online Marketing
8 13 (13.40%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering
10 11 (11.34%) Content Management
11 10 (10.31%) Scrum
11 10 (10.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (9.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 91 (93.81%) JavaScript
2 54 (55.67%) C#
3 40 (41.24%) SQL
4 15 (15.46%) VB
4 15 (15.46%) VB6
5 14 (14.43%) Java
5 14 (14.43%) PHP
6 11 (11.34%) C++
7 6 (6.19%) PHP5
8 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) IIBA
2 1 (1.03%) CBAP
2 1 (1.03%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.74%) WCAG
2 8 (8.25%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Puppet
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.96%) Adobe
3 8 (8.25%) Google
4 2 (2.06%) Facebook
4 2 (2.06%) Twitter
4 2 (2.06%) CODA
5 1 (1.03%) Open Text
5 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) Vignette
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