The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 225 224 214
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 15 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.082% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.53% 0.82% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.37%
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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
592 610 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.04% 9.98% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 487 471 496
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,200 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCAG across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCAG across the South West region.

WCAG Salary Trend in the South West

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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 WCAG within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
Wiltshire -9 7 £32,500 -
Bristol -16 4 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 19 (100.00%) User Experience
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) HTML5
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) W3C
6 8 (42.11%) DOM
6 8 (42.11%) jQuery
6 8 (42.11%) Sass
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
7 7 (36.84%) Graphic Design
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (36.84%) UNIX
7 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) Apache
7 7 (36.84%) PHP
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) LAMP
8 6 (31.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
8 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
8 6 (31.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (31.58%) Axure RP
9 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (21.05%) Line Management
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West region citing WCAG 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 WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 6 (31.58%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Web Developer
2 7 (36.84%) PHP Developer
2 7 (36.84%) PHP Web Developer
3 6 (31.58%) UI Designer
3 6 (31.58%) Designer
3 6 (31.58%) UI/UX Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
4 4 (21.05%) User Experience Manager
4 4 (21.05%) UX Designer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UX Developer
5 2 (10.53%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) HTML
1 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 13 (68.42%) HTML5
3 8 (42.11%) Sass
3 8 (42.11%) jQuery
3 8 (42.11%) DOM
4 7 (36.84%) LAMP
5 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) User Experience
2 8 (42.11%) W3C
3 7 (36.84%) Graphic Design
3 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) DSDM
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) PHP
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP