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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 864 837 762
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -75
Permanent jobs citing WAI 20 51 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.048% 0.096%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.44% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 45 86
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -16.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £22,900 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £31,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
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
11007 11462 10271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.77% 10.70% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8883 8930 8151
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 East +6 9 £36,000 +53.19% 1
London +11 4 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -2 2 £28,500 -28.75% 1
East of England -2 2 £40,000 +29.03% 2
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 - 1
North East - 1 £28,500 -
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (83.33%) HTML
1 35 (83.33%) CSS
2 28 (66.67%) HTML5
3 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
4 23 (54.76%) jQuery
5 17 (40.48%) CSS3
5 17 (40.48%) User Experience
6 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (33.33%) Adobe
7 14 (33.33%) WCAG
8 13 (30.95%) W3C
8 13 (30.95%) CMS
9 12 (28.57%) Ajax
9 12 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 8 (19.05%) Axure RP
10 8 (19.05%) Marketing
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (16.67%) Grunt
11 7 (16.67%) PHP
11 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
11 7 (16.67%) Web Development
12 6 (14.29%) Umbraco
12 6 (14.29%) Subversion
12 6 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
12 6 (14.29%) RESTful
12 6 (14.29%) Project Management
12 6 (14.29%) SEO

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (30.95%) CMS
2 6 (14.29%) Umbraco
3 5 (11.90%) WordPress
3 5 (11.90%) Drupal
4 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (4.76%) Moodle
5 2 (4.76%) Kentico
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 5 (11.90%) MS Office
4 3 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
2 2 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.05%) Axure RP
3 7 (16.67%) Grunt
4 6 (14.29%) Subversion
5 3 (7.14%) Bower
6 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.76%) JUnit
7 1 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.38%) Maven
7 1 (2.38%) Selenium
7 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.38%) Ant
7 1 (2.38%) Sublime Text
7 1 (2.38%) gulp
General
1 8 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Designer
3 8 (19.05%) Web Designer
4 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Web Designer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Designer
5 6 (14.29%) UX Developer
6 4 (9.52%) UI Programmer
6 4 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) HTML
1 35 (83.33%) CSS
2 28 (66.67%) HTML5
3 23 (54.76%) jQuery
4 17 (40.48%) CSS3
5 12 (28.57%) Ajax
6 7 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (14.29%) Sass
7 6 (14.29%) RESTful
7 6 (14.29%) XML
8 5 (11.90%) JSON
8 5 (11.90%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
8 5 (11.90%) XHTML
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (7.14%) Web Services
10 3 (7.14%) DOM
11 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.38%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) User Experience
2 13 (30.95%) W3C
3 4 (9.52%) Web 2.0
4 3 (7.14%) Social Media
5 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (16.67%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) SEO
4 6 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
5 5 (11.90%) Stress Testing
5 5 (11.90%) OOP
6 4 (9.52%) OO
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Web Design
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) PHP
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) WCAG
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Adobe
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) EPiServer
3 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) OpenText
5 1 (2.38%) RedDot
5 1 (2.38%) Google
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