The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 262 244 257
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.033% 0.081%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.28% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £42,500 £30,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -15.27%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
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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
740 708 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.55% 11.59% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 572 543 686
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

WCAG Salary Trend in the North West

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Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 2 £42,500 +39.34%
WCAG
England

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Multivariate Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Multivariate Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe