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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 805 810 770
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -40
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 67 43 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.043% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.42% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 62 43 93
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
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
11358 10170 11652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.62% 10.19% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8845 8066 9655
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 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 East -1 33 £32,500 +15.04% 1
London -8 29 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £25,500 - 1
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UK

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 124 (97.64%) HTML
2 123 (96.85%) CSS
3 122 (96.06%) JavaScript
4 99 (77.95%) HTML5
5 87 (68.50%) jQuery
6 79 (62.20%) CSS3
7 60 (47.24%) XHTML
8 56 (44.09%) Photoshop
9 55 (43.31%) .NET
9 55 (43.31%) C#
10 53 (41.73%) ASP.NET
11 52 (40.94%) SQL
12 49 (38.58%) XML
12 49 (38.58%) W3C
13 44 (34.65%) CMS
14 38 (29.92%) SQL Server
15 36 (28.35%) IIS
16 35 (27.56%) SEO
16 35 (27.56%) Ajax
17 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
18 33 (25.98%) Marketing
19 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
20 31 (24.41%) Web Services
21 30 (23.62%) XSLT
22 29 (22.83%) Fireworks
23 27 (21.26%) Adobe
23 27 (21.26%) SQL Server 2008
24 26 (20.47%) Sass
24 26 (20.47%) Flash
24 26 (20.47%) Web Design

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (34.65%) CMS
2 36 (28.35%) IIS
3 17 (13.39%) TeamSite
4 9 (7.09%) Umbraco
5 8 (6.30%) Apache
6 7 (5.51%) Drupal
7 6 (4.72%) Node.js
7 6 (4.72%) concrete5
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) WordPress
8 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (44.09%) Photoshop
2 29 (22.83%) Fireworks
3 16 (12.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (7.87%) MS Excel
5 5 (3.94%) Inkscape
6 2 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.79%) InDesign
7 1 (0.79%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Intranet
1 9 (7.09%) Internet
2 3 (2.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (16.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (16.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (8.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (16.54%) Dreamweaver
2 12 (9.45%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.51%) Axure RP
5 6 (4.72%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.15%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.36%) Redmine
7 3 (2.36%) Firebug
7 3 (2.36%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.36%) Subversion
7 3 (2.36%) JIRA
8 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.79%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.79%) WATIR
9 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 33 (25.98%) Marketing
2 10 (7.87%) Advertising
3 9 (7.09%) Law
4 8 (6.30%) Finance
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
6 3 (2.36%) Back Office
7 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Publishing
7 2 (1.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (82.68%) Developer
2 36 (28.35%) Front-End Developer
3 35 (27.56%) .NET Developer
4 31 (24.41%) Web Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.45%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.45%) Designer
6 10 (7.87%) .NET Web Developer
7 9 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.51%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Web Designer
9 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Lead Designer
10 5 (3.94%) UI Designer
11 4 (3.15%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.15%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Lead Web Developer
12 3 (2.36%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (97.64%) HTML
2 123 (96.85%) CSS
3 99 (77.95%) HTML5
4 87 (68.50%) jQuery
5 79 (62.20%) CSS3
6 60 (47.24%) XHTML
7 55 (43.31%) .NET
8 53 (41.73%) ASP.NET
9 49 (38.58%) XML
10 35 (27.56%) Ajax
11 34 (26.77%) .NET Framework
12 31 (24.41%) Web Services
13 30 (23.62%) XSLT
14 26 (20.47%) Flash
14 26 (20.47%) Sass
15 21 (16.54%) WSDL
15 21 (16.54%) SOAP
16 18 (14.17%) LESS
17 11 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (8.66%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (38.58%) W3C
2 16 (12.60%) Open Source
3 14 (11.02%) User Experience
4 5 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.15%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Blog
6 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) Linux
2 6 (4.72%) Android
2 6 (4.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) SEO
2 26 (20.47%) Web Design
3 22 (17.32%) MVC
3 22 (17.32%) E-Commerce
4 21 (16.54%) Content Management
4 21 (16.54%) Analytics
5 18 (14.17%) Web Development
6 17 (13.39%) Web Analytics
7 16 (12.60%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (9.45%) TDD
10 10 (7.87%) Scrum
11 9 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.51%) OO
13 6 (4.72%) Project Management
13 6 (4.72%) Load Balancing
13 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.72%) Active Record
13 6 (4.72%) Information Architecture
13 6 (4.72%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 122 (96.06%) JavaScript
2 55 (43.31%) C#
3 52 (40.94%) SQL
4 15 (11.81%) PHP
5 11 (8.66%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.87%) Java
7 6 (4.72%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.72%) PHP5
8 3 (2.36%) Ruby
8 3 (2.36%) Python
9 2 (1.57%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.90%) WAI
2 8 (6.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.26%) Adobe
3 17 (13.39%) Interwoven
3 17 (13.39%) Facebook
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle
4 7 (5.51%) FatWire
5 5 (3.94%) Twitter
6 4 (3.15%) Omniture
6 4 (3.15%) Google
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
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