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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 812 811 772
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -39
Permanent jobs citing WAI 53 52 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.052% 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.51% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 102
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £54,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
10861 10149 10894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.49% 10.09% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8583 7838 8987
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 24 December 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 24 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
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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 West -6 13 £38,500 -9.41%
London -7 13 £46,500 +16.25%
North West -13 11 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South East -17 9 £35,000 +52.17%
Yorkshire -16 3 £23,000 -42.50%
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
East of England -20 1 £50,000 +25.00%
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 93 (96.88%) HTML
2 92 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 92 (95.83%) CSS
3 60 (62.50%) jQuery
4 55 (57.29%) HTML5
5 44 (45.83%) XHTML
6 43 (44.79%) .NET
6 43 (44.79%) Photoshop
7 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 42 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 41 (42.71%) C#
9 40 (41.67%) XML
10 37 (38.54%) CSS3
11 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (35.42%) Ajax
12 34 (35.42%) User Experience
13 31 (32.29%) SQL
14 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
15 28 (29.17%) Marketing
16 27 (28.13%) SOAP
17 26 (27.08%) Flash
18 24 (25.00%) Web Services
19 23 (23.96%) XSLT
20 22 (22.92%) Adobe
20 22 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
21 21 (21.88%) Scrum
22 20 (20.83%) Dreamweaver
23 19 (19.79%) WCAG
24 18 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 17 (17.71%) W3C

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (16.67%) IIS
2 15 (15.63%) CMS
3 8 (8.33%) Drupal
4 5 (5.21%) WordPress
5 4 (4.17%) Apache
6 3 (3.13%) Node.js
7 2 (2.08%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.04%) Liferay
8 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (44.79%) Photoshop
2 16 (16.67%) Fireworks
3 9 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.04%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Basecamp
2 3 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) DVB
3 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) MySQL
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
3 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Dreamweaver
2 16 (16.67%) Axure RP
3 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.42%) Subversion
5 4 (4.17%) Selenium
5 4 (4.17%) Grunt
6 3 (3.13%) ProtoShare
6 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.13%) Maven
6 3 (3.13%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.04%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (1.04%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.04%) Bower
General
1 28 (29.17%) Marketing
2 8 (8.33%) Publishing
3 3 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (65.63%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) .NET Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Front-End Developer
3 16 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Web Developer
5 12 (12.50%) Designer
6 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.42%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.42%) Web Designer
7 10 (10.42%) UI Programmer
7 10 (10.42%) UI Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
9 5 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Photoshop Designer
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.17%) Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (96.88%) HTML
2 92 (95.83%) CSS
3 60 (62.50%) jQuery
4 55 (57.29%) HTML5
5 44 (45.83%) XHTML
6 43 (44.79%) .NET
7 42 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 40 (41.67%) XML
9 37 (38.54%) CSS3
10 34 (35.42%) Ajax
11 27 (28.13%) SOAP
12 26 (27.08%) Flash
13 24 (25.00%) Web Services
14 23 (23.96%) XSLT
15 18 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (13.54%) WSDL
16 13 (13.54%) .NET Framework
17 12 (12.50%) COM+
18 11 (11.46%) RESTful
19 7 (7.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) User Experience
2 17 (17.71%) W3C
3 11 (11.46%) N-Tier
3 11 (11.46%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.33%) Web 2.0
5 6 (6.25%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.13%) Social Media
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) NHS
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Wiki
9 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) CentOS
2 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (21.88%) Scrum
4 16 (16.67%) Web Design
4 16 (16.67%) SEO
4 16 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
5 15 (15.63%) OO
6 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.58%) OOP
6 14 (14.58%) User Stories
7 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.50%) Business Development
7 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.46%) UML
8 11 (11.46%) Load Balancing
8 11 (11.46%) Use Case
8 11 (11.46%) Content Management
8 11 (11.46%) Stress Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 41 (42.71%) C#
3 31 (32.29%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) VB6
4 14 (14.58%) VB
5 12 (12.50%) PHP
5 12 (12.50%) Java
6 10 (10.42%) C++
7 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.04%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) IIBA
2 2 (2.08%) CBAP
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) WCAG
2 9 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) Adobe
3 7 (7.29%) Google
4 5 (5.21%) CODA
5 3 (3.13%) Open Text
5 3 (3.13%) Vignette
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) Sencha
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