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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - 224 210
Permanent jobs citing WAI 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.065% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.70% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £32,750 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.64%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £31,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
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
668 571 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.06% 9.26% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 565 460 487
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) DOM
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Drupal
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) Axure RP
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (60.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) SEO
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Business Development
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript