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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 807 835 740
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -95
Permanent jobs citing WAI 44 36 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.036% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.35% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 97
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -13.57%
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
10507 10303 10359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.53% 10.34% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8229 8018 8433
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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
North West -2 13 £37,500 +30.43% 1
South East -28 8 £23,000 -17.85%
South West -1 7 £38,500 +37.50%
London +17 6 £42,500 -10.52% 2
East of England 0 5 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire 0 2 £27,500 - 1
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 87 (93.55%) HTML
2 86 (92.47%) JavaScript
2 86 (92.47%) CSS
3 52 (55.91%) HTML5
4 50 (53.76%) jQuery
5 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (39.78%) User Experience
7 36 (38.71%) Photoshop
8 31 (33.33%) Marketing
9 30 (32.26%) CSS3
9 30 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (30.11%) OO
11 25 (26.88%) MySQL
12 24 (25.81%) .NET
12 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
12 24 (25.81%) XML
12 24 (25.81%) Scrum
13 23 (24.73%) SQL
13 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
14 21 (22.58%) W3C
14 21 (22.58%) C#
14 21 (22.58%) Windows
14 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
14 21 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 19 (20.43%) Axure RP
15 19 (20.43%) Web Services
16 18 (19.35%) UML
16 18 (19.35%) OOP
16 18 (19.35%) PHP
16 18 (19.35%) RDBMS

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 15 (16.13%) CMS
2 8 (8.60%) Drupal
3 7 (7.53%) Joomla!
4 6 (6.45%) WordPress
5 5 (5.38%) Node.js
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.38%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.30%) IIS
6 4 (4.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.08%) Liferay
Applications
1 36 (38.71%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.38%) InfoPath
4 4 (4.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.30%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.08%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Basecamp
2 4 (4.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) DVB
3 1 (1.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.88%) MySQL
2 24 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 18 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 18 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Axure RP
2 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.68%) Selenium
3 9 (9.68%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (9.68%) Subversion
4 8 (8.60%) Grunt
5 4 (4.30%) JUnit
6 3 (3.23%) Ant
6 3 (3.23%) Maven
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.15%) ProtoShare
8 1 (1.08%) Aptana Studio
8 1 (1.08%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.08%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.08%) Bower
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (5.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.30%) Publishing
4 2 (2.15%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (73.12%) Developer
2 28 (30.11%) Front-End Developer
3 19 (20.43%) Web Developer
3 19 (20.43%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.43%) C# Developer
3 19 (20.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Designer
6 11 (11.83%) Web Designer
7 6 (6.45%) UI Developer
7 6 (6.45%) UI Programmer
8 5 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Web Applications Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) HTML Developer
10 3 (3.23%) CSS Developer
10 3 (3.23%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (93.55%) HTML
2 86 (92.47%) CSS
3 52 (55.91%) HTML5
4 50 (53.76%) jQuery
5 30 (32.26%) CSS3
5 30 (32.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (25.81%) XML
6 24 (25.81%) .NET
7 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET
8 19 (20.43%) Web Services
9 18 (19.35%) RESTful
10 17 (18.28%) XHTML
11 11 (11.83%) Flash
12 9 (9.68%) Sass
13 6 (6.45%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.45%) OOCSS
13 6 (6.45%) Ajax
14 4 (4.30%) DOM
14 4 (4.30%) JSP
14 4 (4.30%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.78%) User Experience
2 21 (22.58%) W3C
3 18 (19.35%) N-Tier
3 18 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.53%) Web 2.0
5 6 (6.45%) Digital Media
5 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.38%) iPad
6 5 (5.38%) iPhone
7 3 (3.23%) Social Media
7 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.08%) Wiki
8 1 (1.08%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.08%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.58%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) CentOS
2 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.11%) OO
3 24 (25.81%) Scrum
4 21 (22.58%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (19.35%) Stress Testing
5 18 (19.35%) UML
5 18 (19.35%) OOP
5 18 (19.35%) Load Balancing
5 18 (19.35%) Use Case
6 17 (18.28%) User Stories
7 16 (17.20%) Web Accessibility
8 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
8 15 (16.13%) Business Development
9 13 (13.98%) SEO
10 10 (10.75%) Content Management
11 7 (7.53%) Web Design
11 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.53%) Analytics
12 6 (6.45%) Marketing Analytics
12 6 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 86 (92.47%) JavaScript
2 23 (24.73%) SQL
3 21 (22.58%) C#
4 18 (19.35%) PHP
5 8 (8.60%) Java
5 8 (8.60%) Python
6 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.15%) VB
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) VB6
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
8 1 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.08%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) ISEB
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) VCP4
3 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.15%) IIBA
4 2 (2.15%) CBAP
5 1 (1.08%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) WCAG
2 10 (10.75%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) Adobe
3 7 (7.53%) Google
4 5 (5.38%) CODA
4 5 (5.38%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.23%) Open Text
5 3 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (2.15%) Vignette
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle
7 1 (1.08%) RedDot
7 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.08%) Sencha
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
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Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
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