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 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 Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 841 825 816
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 43 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.059% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 40
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -9.72%
WCAG
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% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 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
London +7 20 £41,500 -7.77% 3
South West -13 10 £30,000 +9.09% 1
South East -10 9 £36,000 +10.76%
Yorkshire +12 2 £45,000 +87.50% 1
East of England -2 1 £62,500 +38.88%
North West - 1 £30,000 - 1
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UK

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 95 (84.82%) HTML
1 95 (84.82%) CSS
2 85 (75.89%) JavaScript
3 73 (65.18%) User Experience
4 67 (59.82%) jQuery
5 61 (54.46%) HTML5
6 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (46.43%) W3C
8 43 (38.39%) Photoshop
9 41 (36.61%) Responsive Web Design
10 32 (28.57%) CSS3
11 30 (26.79%) Adobe
12 29 (25.89%) CMS
13 24 (21.43%) Content Management
14 22 (19.64%) Web Development
14 22 (19.64%) Analytics
15 21 (18.75%) Degree
15 21 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
16 20 (17.86%) SEO
16 20 (17.86%) SDLC
16 20 (17.86%) Axure RP
17 19 (16.96%) Sass
17 19 (16.96%) Scrum
18 18 (16.07%) Web Analytics
18 18 (16.07%) PHP
19 17 (15.18%) Graphic Design
19 17 (15.18%) Marketing
19 17 (15.18%) Computer Science
20 16 (14.29%) SQL
20 16 (14.29%) LESS

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 29 (25.89%) CMS
2 8 (7.14%) Apache
3 7 (6.25%) Moodle
4 6 (5.36%) WordPress
5 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.79%) Drupal
6 2 (1.79%) Confluence
6 2 (1.79%) Node.js
6 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (38.39%) Photoshop
2 21 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (6.25%) MS Office
6 5 (4.46%) Fireworks
7 4 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SaaS
2 3 (2.68%) GitHub
3 2 (1.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.93%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Axure RP
2 14 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (5.36%) Xcode
4 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.36%) Android Studio
5 5 (4.46%) QUnit
6 4 (3.57%) Subversion
7 3 (2.68%) WATIR
7 3 (2.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.79%) JIRA
8 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.79%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.89%) Gradle
9 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.89%) Grunt
9 1 (0.89%) PhantomJS
General
1 17 (15.18%) Marketing
2 8 (7.14%) Interactive Media
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
4 6 (5.36%) Finance
5 4 (3.57%) Publishing
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (54.46%) Developer
2 29 (25.89%) Designer
3 22 (19.64%) Front-End Developer
4 20 (17.86%) Web Developer
5 18 (16.07%) UI/UX Designer
6 17 (15.18%) UI Designer
7 11 (9.82%) UX Designer
7 11 (9.82%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.93%) PHP Developer
9 9 (8.04%) UI Developer
10 8 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (7.14%) Web Designer
10 8 (7.14%) UI Programmer
11 7 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
11 7 (6.25%) Senior Designer
12 6 (5.36%) Senior UI Developer
12 6 (5.36%) Senior Web Designer
12 6 (5.36%) E-Learning Developer
12 6 (5.36%) Lead Developer
13 5 (4.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (84.82%) HTML
1 95 (84.82%) CSS
2 67 (59.82%) jQuery
3 61 (54.46%) HTML5
4 32 (28.57%) CSS3
5 19 (16.96%) Sass
6 16 (14.29%) LESS
7 15 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (12.50%) XHTML
9 10 (8.93%) XML
9 10 (8.93%) DOM
9 10 (8.93%) WebCenter
10 9 (8.04%) .NET
11 8 (7.14%) LAMP
11 8 (7.14%) Flash
11 8 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET
13 6 (5.36%) J2EE
14 5 (4.46%) Ajax
15 4 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 73 (65.18%) User Experience
2 52 (46.43%) W3C
3 17 (15.18%) Graphic Design
3 17 (15.18%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.93%) Mobile App
5 9 (8.04%) E-Learning
6 8 (7.14%) SCORM
6 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.36%) Client/Server
8 5 (4.46%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.46%) Learning Management System
9 4 (3.57%) RIA
9 4 (3.57%) Web 2.0
9 4 (3.57%) Psychology
10 3 (2.68%) Blog
11 2 (1.79%) Social Media
11 2 (1.79%) NHS
11 2 (1.79%) BBC
12 1 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Android
2 12 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 8 (7.14%) UNIX
4 6 (5.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (21.43%) Content Management
4 22 (19.64%) Web Development
4 22 (19.64%) Analytics
5 20 (17.86%) SDLC
5 20 (17.86%) SEO
6 19 (16.96%) Scrum
7 18 (16.07%) Web Analytics
8 14 (12.50%) OO
9 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.71%) Open Source
10 11 (9.82%) UX Design
11 10 (8.93%) Progressive Enhancement
12 9 (8.04%) Web Accessibility
12 9 (8.04%) Graceful Degradation
12 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (7.14%) Project Management
13 8 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (75.89%) JavaScript
2 18 (16.07%) PHP
3 16 (14.29%) SQL
4 14 (12.50%) Java
5 8 (7.14%) C#
6 6 (5.36%) Objective-C
6 6 (5.36%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.89%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.79%) ECDL
2 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.50%) WAI
2 11 (9.82%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Adobe
2 14 (12.50%) Facebook
3 10 (8.93%) FatWire
3 10 (8.93%) Interwoven
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle
4 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.14%) Twitter
5 5 (4.46%) Sencha
5 5 (4.46%) SumTotal
5 5 (4.46%) Saba
6 3 (2.68%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.68%) SAP
6 3 (2.68%) Callidus
7 2 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) Perforce
8 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.89%) OpenText
8 1 (0.89%) RedDot
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £55,676 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago