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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - 243 236
Permanent jobs citing WAI 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.22% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Median salary - £38,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +38.73%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
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
548 572 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.77% 9.41% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 479 445 565
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WAI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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