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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 70
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £35,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +45.83%
WCAG
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 North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 46 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.64% 6.18% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 75 46 73
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,800 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the North East