The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 230 221 244
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAI 11 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.23% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.79% 2.92% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 5
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -36.36%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
614 583 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.63% 7.98% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 502 484 460
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
WAI
England

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -1 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (95.00%) Stress Testing
2 19 (95.00%) RESTful
2 19 (95.00%) Load Balancing
2 19 (95.00%) Use Case
2 19 (95.00%) Web Services
2 19 (95.00%) XML
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) UML
2 19 (95.00%) OOP
2 19 (95.00%) OO
2 19 (95.00%) N-Tier
2 19 (95.00%) HTTP
2 19 (95.00%) RDBMS
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (95.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 17 (85.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) RDBMS
2 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 19 (95.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (85.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 19 (95.00%) C# Developer
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 19 (95.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) HTML
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (95.00%) RESTful
2 19 (95.00%) Web Services
2 19 (95.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) N-Tier
1 19 (95.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Stress Testing
1 19 (95.00%) Load Balancing
1 19 (95.00%) Use Case
1 19 (95.00%) UML
1 19 (95.00%) OOP
1 19 (95.00%) OO
2 1 (5.00%) Web Development
2 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
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