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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - 206 208
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.50% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +6.66%
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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
566 596 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.27% 11.72% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 458 483 587
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) CMS
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) Classic ASP
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) W3C
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) WAI
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) CMS
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JSP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Classic ASP
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) XHTML
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Symfony
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) W3C
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
1 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace