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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 260 235
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 0 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.043% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.44% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 15
Average salary - £36,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +7.57%
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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
589 675 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.45% 9.77% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 459 562 451
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £26,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCAG across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) EMV
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) APACS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Spring

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing WCAG 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 WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) GWT
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Struts
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) APACS
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) EMV
1 2 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
1 2 (100.00%) OWASP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft