The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI 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 Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - 251 229
Permanent jobs citing WAI 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.082% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.90% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 12
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £31,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
650 666 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.67% 9.07% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 527 545 433
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WAI
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WAI Salary Trend in the North West

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) WCAG

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
1 2 (50.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) EPiServer