The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 805 816 753
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -63
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 65 40 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.039% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.57% 0.38% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60 39 98
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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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
11504 10544 11559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.68% 10.33% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8952 8366 9581
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 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCAG across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

WCAG
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCAG across the England region.

WCAG Salary Trend in England

WCAG
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCAG across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

WCAG Salary Histogram in England

WCAG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +9 35 £32,500 +12.06%
London +9 26 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
South West -13 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 - 1
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WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 119 (98.35%) HTML
2 118 (97.52%) CSS
3 117 (96.69%) JavaScript
4 92 (76.03%) HTML5
5 82 (67.77%) jQuery
6 70 (57.85%) CSS3
7 59 (48.76%) C#
8 55 (45.45%) SQL
8 55 (45.45%) .NET
9 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
9 54 (44.63%) XML
9 54 (44.63%) XHTML
10 46 (38.02%) Photoshop
11 45 (37.19%) W3C
12 41 (33.88%) IIS
12 41 (33.88%) CMS
13 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
14 36 (29.75%) Ajax
14 36 (29.75%) .NET Framework
15 32 (26.45%) XSLT
16 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
16 29 (23.97%) SEO
16 29 (23.97%) Marketing
17 28 (23.14%) Web Services
17 28 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
18 27 (22.31%) Sass
19 26 (21.49%) Fireworks
20 25 (20.66%) Adobe
20 25 (20.66%) Web Design
21 24 (19.83%) MVC

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WCAG 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 WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (33.88%) IIS
1 41 (33.88%) CMS
2 11 (9.09%) TeamSite
3 9 (7.44%) Umbraco
4 8 (6.61%) Apache
4 8 (6.61%) Node.js
5 7 (5.79%) Drupal
6 6 (4.96%) concrete5
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) WordPress
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (38.02%) Photoshop
2 26 (21.49%) Fireworks
3 16 (13.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.31%) Inkscape
6 2 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.83%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Intranet
1 13 (10.74%) Internet
2 3 (2.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (15.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (8.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (15.70%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.96%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.96%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.48%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.48%) Redmine
6 3 (2.48%) Firebug
6 3 (2.48%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.48%) JIRA
7 2 (1.65%) Subversion
8 1 (0.83%) WATIR
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.83%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (23.97%) Marketing
2 10 (8.26%) Advertising
2 10 (8.26%) Finance
3 9 (7.44%) Law
4 4 (3.31%) Legal
5 3 (2.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (83.47%) Developer
2 37 (30.58%) .NET Developer
3 36 (29.75%) Front-End Developer
4 29 (23.97%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.57%) .NET Web Developer
6 13 (10.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.26%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Designer
8 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Web Designer
10 4 (3.31%) Lead Designer
10 4 (3.31%) UI Designer
11 3 (2.48%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (2.48%) QA Specialist
11 3 (2.48%) JSP Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (2.48%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (98.35%) HTML
2 118 (97.52%) CSS
3 92 (76.03%) HTML5
4 82 (67.77%) jQuery
5 70 (57.85%) CSS3
6 55 (45.45%) .NET
7 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
7 54 (44.63%) XHTML
7 54 (44.63%) XML
8 36 (29.75%) Ajax
8 36 (29.75%) .NET Framework
9 32 (26.45%) XSLT
10 28 (23.14%) Web Services
11 27 (22.31%) Sass
12 24 (19.83%) Flash
13 19 (15.70%) SOAP
13 19 (15.70%) WSDL
14 15 (12.40%) DHTML
15 13 (10.74%) LINQ
15 13 (10.74%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.19%) W3C
2 10 (8.26%) Open Source
3 5 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Blog
6 1 (0.83%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) Android
2 6 (4.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) SEO
2 25 (20.66%) Web Design
3 24 (19.83%) MVC
4 20 (16.53%) Web Development
5 19 (15.70%) E-Commerce
6 15 (12.40%) Analytics
7 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (11.57%) Content Management
8 11 (9.09%) TDD
8 11 (9.09%) Scrum
8 11 (9.09%) Web Analytics
8 11 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.96%) OO
10 6 (4.96%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.96%) Active Record
10 6 (4.96%) OO PHP
11 5 (4.13%) Online Marketing
11 5 (4.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (96.69%) JavaScript
2 59 (48.76%) C#
3 55 (45.45%) SQL
4 15 (12.40%) VB.NET
4 15 (12.40%) PHP
5 10 (8.26%) Java
6 6 (4.96%) PHP5
6 6 (4.96%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.48%) Ruby
8 2 (1.65%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.65%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.36%) WAI
2 7 (5.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.66%) Adobe
3 11 (9.09%) Interwoven
3 11 (9.09%) Facebook
4 6 (4.96%) Twitter
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle
5 5 (4.13%) FatWire
6 4 (3.31%) Omniture
6 4 (3.31%) Google
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.83%) Rackspace
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45,000 plus training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
LEO Learning
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 13 days ago