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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 239 215 218
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.19% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 1.64% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £19,000 £24,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.44% -25.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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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
527 611 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.86% 11.60% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 415 494 606
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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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 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL