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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 226 221 227
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAI 10 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.056% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.91% 0.51% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £23,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+59.57% -32.85%
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
523 590 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.66% 10.96% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 406 464 638
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAI across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WAI Salary Histogram 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 30 January 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
Somerset - 9 £38,500 -
Bristol -7 1 £60,000 +76.47%
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) CSS
1 23 (95.83%) HTML
1 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Scrum
3 17 (70.83%) Photoshop
3 17 (70.83%) User Experience
4 15 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (62.50%) User Stories
4 15 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 15 (62.50%) Business Development
4 15 (62.50%) jQuery
4 15 (62.50%) Web Accessibility
4 15 (62.50%) HTML5
4 15 (62.50%) Axure RP
5 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) QA
6 6 (25.00%) DSDM
7 2 (8.33%) Fireworks
7 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (4.17%) DVB
8 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (4.17%) W3C
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management
8 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.17%) Security Management

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.33%) Fireworks
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DVB
1 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Web Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (25.00%) UI Programmer
4 6 (25.00%) UI Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) CSS
1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (62.50%) jQuery
2 15 (62.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Scrum
3 15 (62.50%) User Stories
3 15 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 15 (62.50%) Business Development
3 15 (62.50%) Web Accessibility
4 8 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 6 (25.00%) DSDM
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.17%) Security Management
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001