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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 837 755 781
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAI 43 91 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.091% 0.096%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.89% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 88
Average salary £30,500 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £51,200 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £36,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-15.27% -14.28%
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
11183 10216 11783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.63% 10.23% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8717 8095 9753
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 £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 17 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 17 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
(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 East -17 15 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Yorkshire - 14 £36,750 -
South West - 8 £32,500 -
North West -23 3 £37,500 -6.25%
London -36 3 £50,000 +33.33%
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 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 96 (96.00%) CSS
2 94 (94.00%) HTML
3 93 (93.00%) JavaScript
4 60 (60.00%) XHTML
5 57 (57.00%) .NET
5 57 (57.00%) ASP.NET
6 56 (56.00%) C#
6 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
7 54 (54.00%) XML
8 53 (53.00%) jQuery
9 49 (49.00%) HTML5
10 48 (48.00%) CSS3
11 44 (44.00%) Ajax
12 42 (42.00%) SQL
12 42 (42.00%) Web Services
13 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
14 36 (36.00%) SOAP
15 35 (35.00%) Photoshop
16 32 (32.00%) MySQL
16 32 (32.00%) XSLT
16 32 (32.00%) Fireworks
17 31 (31.00%) Web Design
18 30 (30.00%) Adobe
18 30 (30.00%) Marketing
19 29 (29.00%) OOP
20 28 (28.00%) OO
21 27 (27.00%) Windows
21 27 (27.00%) W3C
22 24 (24.00%) Flash
22 24 (24.00%) WCAG

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (21.00%) IIS
2 15 (15.00%) CMS
3 12 (12.00%) Apache
4 9 (9.00%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (4.00%) WordPress
6 3 (3.00%) Drupal
7 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (35.00%) Photoshop
2 32 (32.00%) Fireworks
3 10 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) HTTP
2 11 (11.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) Extranet
3 2 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) DVB
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) ATM
4 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (32.00%) MySQL
3 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (17.00%) RDBMS
4 17 (17.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (4.00%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.00%) Ant
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.00%) ProtoShare
General
1 30 (30.00%) Marketing
2 7 (7.00%) Publishing
3 4 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.00%) Finance
4 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (72.00%) Developer
2 34 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 30 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 22 (22.00%) C# Developer
4 22 (22.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (17.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 11 (11.00%) UI Programmer
8 11 (11.00%) UI Developer
8 11 (11.00%) Software Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.00%) PHP Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 8 (8.00%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (7.00%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (7.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 4 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (96.00%) CSS
2 94 (94.00%) HTML
3 60 (60.00%) XHTML
4 57 (57.00%) .NET
4 57 (57.00%) ASP.NET
5 54 (54.00%) XML
6 53 (53.00%) jQuery
7 49 (49.00%) HTML5
8 48 (48.00%) CSS3
9 44 (44.00%) Ajax
10 42 (42.00%) Web Services
11 36 (36.00%) SOAP
12 32 (32.00%) XSLT
13 24 (24.00%) Flash
14 21 (21.00%) .NET Framework
14 21 (21.00%) WSDL
15 19 (19.00%) RESTful
16 13 (13.00%) COM+
17 9 (9.00%) CodeIgniter
18 8 (8.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) W3C
2 17 (17.00%) N-Tier
2 17 (17.00%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (14.00%) User Experience
4 5 (5.00%) Web 2.0
5 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.00%) Cybernetics
6 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.00%) Windows
2 13 (13.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Web Design
2 29 (29.00%) OOP
3 28 (28.00%) OO
4 23 (23.00%) E-Commerce
5 18 (18.00%) Web Development
6 17 (17.00%) Stress Testing
6 17 (17.00%) Web Accessibility
6 17 (17.00%) UML
6 17 (17.00%) Load Balancing
6 17 (17.00%) Use Case
7 16 (16.00%) SEO
7 16 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.00%) Online Marketing
10 13 (13.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.00%) Content Management
12 11 (11.00%) Analytics
13 9 (9.00%) Scrum
13 9 (9.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 93 (93.00%) JavaScript
2 56 (56.00%) C#
3 42 (42.00%) SQL
4 15 (15.00%) VB
4 15 (15.00%) PHP
4 15 (15.00%) VB6
4 15 (15.00%) Java
5 11 (11.00%) C++
6 7 (7.00%) PHP5
7 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.00%) Python
8 2 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) WCAG
2 7 (7.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.00%) Adobe
3 9 (9.00%) Google
4 2 (2.00%) Facebook
4 2 (2.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.00%) Open Text
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.00%) Vignette
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago