The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 624 670 583
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -87
Permanent jobs citing WAI 4 7 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.014% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.084% 0.12% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 41
Average salary - £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
WAI
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4773 5629 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 10.73% 11.30% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3920 4410 3679
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in London

WAI
Salary Trend in London

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

WAI Salary Trend in London

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
4 8 (72.73%) CSS3
4 8 (72.73%) W3C
5 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
5 7 (63.64%) Grunt
6 6 (54.55%) WCAG
7 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
8 4 (36.36%) SEO
8 4 (36.36%) CMS
8 4 (36.36%) Sass
8 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 4 (36.36%) User Experience
8 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (27.27%) GitHub
9 3 (27.27%) WordPress
9 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (27.27%) TDD
9 3 (27.27%) Subversion
9 3 (27.27%) PHP
10 2 (18.18%) MySQL
10 2 (18.18%) Fireworks
10 2 (18.18%) XHTML
10 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (18.18%) Adobe
10 2 (18.18%) Ajax

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) WordPress
3 2 (18.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (18.18%) Moodle
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (18.18%) Drupal
3 2 (18.18%) Umbraco
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 2 (18.18%) Fireworks
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 7 (63.64%) Grunt
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Sublime Text
3 2 (18.18%) gulp
3 2 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Designer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
3 8 (72.73%) CSS3
4 4 (36.36%) Sass
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (18.18%) Modernizr
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) XHTML
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) DOM
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) W3C
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Video Editing
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) SEO
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe
1 2 (18.18%) Sitecore