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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 225 210 206
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAI 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.032% 0.019% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.17% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -34.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £31,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -20.00%
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
574 595 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.26% 11.50% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 456 495 542
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 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 -1 1 £27,500 -11.29%
Somerset - 1 £36,500 -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) W3C
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) MySQL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) XHTML
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) WCAG
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (20.00%) Varnish
5 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Xdebug
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace