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 18 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 248 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAI 8 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.31% 3.41% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 11
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
612 498 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.52% 6.78% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 463 402 501
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 8 £37,500 +7.14% 1
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (88.24%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) UML
3 12 (70.59%) OOP
3 12 (70.59%) OO
3 12 (70.59%) N-Tier
3 12 (70.59%) HTTP
3 12 (70.59%) RDBMS
3 12 (70.59%) Web Services
3 12 (70.59%) XML
3 12 (70.59%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) .NET
3 12 (70.59%) MySQL
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
3 12 (70.59%) Use Case
3 12 (70.59%) Stress Testing
3 12 (70.59%) RESTful
3 12 (70.59%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
4 10 (58.82%) Marketing
5 3 (17.65%) Microformats
5 3 (17.65%) SEO
5 3 (17.65%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Photoshop

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Photoshop
1 3 (17.65%) Fireworks
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) RDBMS
2 12 (70.59%) MySQL
2 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Developer
2 12 (70.59%) C# Developer
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (70.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 12 (70.59%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) XML
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
2 12 (70.59%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) Microformats
3 3 (17.65%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) N-Tier
1 12 (70.59%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) UML
1 12 (70.59%) OOP
1 12 (70.59%) OO
1 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
1 12 (70.59%) Use Case
1 12 (70.59%) Stress Testing
2 3 (17.65%) SEO
2 3 (17.65%) Web Design
2 3 (17.65%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (17.65%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
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