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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 236 228 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 2 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.15% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 1.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 0
Average salary £28,750 £36,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +45.83%
WCAG
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
593 592 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.73% 8.76% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 465 441 452
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCAG
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

WCAG
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

WCAG
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 WCAG within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Cheshire - 2 £28,750 -
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) DHTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
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%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) WAI
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
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%) Intranet
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Usability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) DHTML
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%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
1 2 (50.00%) XHTML
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) W3C
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
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%) User Acceptance 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
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
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%) WAI
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EPiServer