The first table below looks at the demand for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 229 209 208
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAI 2 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.038% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.34% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 10
Average salary £26,750 £31,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.74% -33.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £31,150 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £32,350 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -36.36%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
601 595 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.80% 11.44% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 479 504 505
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
WAI
England

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WAI
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WAI Salary Trend in the South West

WAI
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(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
Bristol -5 1 £27,500 -13.38%
Devon - 1 £26,000 -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) W3C
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) Intranet
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) XHTML
4 3 (50.00%) PHP
4 3 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (50.00%) WCAG
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe
5 2 (33.33%) Drupal
5 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Extranet
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (16.67%) Xdebug
6 1 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Multimedia

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
4 1 (16.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
4 1 (16.67%) Mule
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Intranet
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Extranet
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Xdebug
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Checkstyle
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) FindBugs
2 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Designer
3 2 (33.33%) Web Designer
3 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) Java SE
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) JSTL
4 1 (16.67%) Dojo
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Axis
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace