The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 77 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing WAI 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.26% 0.35% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.02% 3.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £23,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
WAI
South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
99 63 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.79% 11.07% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 85 55 61
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAI across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

WAI
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

WAI Salary Trend in Sheffield

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) XHTML
3 9 (81.82%) Ajax
3 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) COM+
3 9 (81.82%) VB
3 9 (81.82%) VB6
3 9 (81.82%) Degree
3 9 (81.82%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
5 7 (63.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (63.64%) C++
5 7 (63.64%) Java
5 7 (63.64%) XML
5 7 (63.64%) XSLT
6 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
7 2 (18.18%) W3C
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) WCAG
8 1 (9.09%) Content Management
8 1 (9.09%) PHP
8 1 (9.09%) jQuery
8 1 (9.09%) HTML5

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (9.09%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) XHTML
3 9 (81.82%) Ajax
3 9 (81.82%) SOAP
3 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (81.82%) COM+
4 7 (63.64%) XML
4 7 (63.64%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) W3C
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) VB
2 9 (81.82%) VB6
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) WCAG