The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 228 - 208
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAI 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% - 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.42% - 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Average salary £32,500 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 - £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £36,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-15.27% -14.79%
WAI
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
563 599 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.14% 11.86% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 455 489 585
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 16 September 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
Wiltshire - 5 £29,000 -
Somerset - 3 £38,500 -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) User Experience
5 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 4 (33.33%) CMS
6 4 (33.33%) Content Management
6 4 (33.33%) DSDM
6 4 (33.33%) W3C
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (25.00%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (25.00%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
7 3 (25.00%) Business Development
8 2 (16.67%) WCAG
8 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) Apache
8 2 (16.67%) PHP
8 2 (16.67%) MySQL
8 2 (16.67%) XHTML

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Xdebug
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 4 (33.33%) UI Developer
3 4 (33.33%) UI Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Designer
5 2 (16.67%) Web Designer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (16.67%) Ajax
4 2 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Content Management
4 4 (33.33%) DSDM
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (25.00%) Business Development
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Rackspace