The first table below looks at the demand for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 182 173 168
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAI 9 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.48% 6.71% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
363 283 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 8.87% 6.79% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 287 254 247
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAI
North West

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WAI
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WAI Salary Trend in Manchester

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) RESTful
2 12 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (80.00%) Use Case
2 12 (80.00%) Stress Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) UML
2 12 (80.00%) OOP
2 12 (80.00%) OO
2 12 (80.00%) N-Tier
2 12 (80.00%) HTTP
2 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) Marketing
4 3 (20.00%) Microformats
4 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (20.00%) Modernizr
4 3 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (20.00%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 12 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) Modernizr
3 3 (20.00%) Microformats
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) N-Tier
1 12 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) UML
1 12 (80.00%) OOP
1 12 (80.00%) OO
1 12 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 12 (80.00%) Use Case
1 12 (80.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (20.00%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (20.00%) SEO
2 3 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
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