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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 228 204 206
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% 0.078% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.67% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
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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
564 597 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.18% 11.65% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 456 492 550
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 £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
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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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 1 September 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 -6 1 £27,500 -26.66%
WCAG
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) CMS
2 8 (80.00%) Web Development
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) IIS
2 8 (80.00%) Classic ASP
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) W3C
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) WAI
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) Drupal

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (100.00%) CMS
2 8 (80.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal
4 1 (10.00%) WordPress
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) JSP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) Classic ASP
2 8 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 8 (80.00%) HTML5
2 8 (80.00%) CSS3
3 7 (70.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Web Development
1 8 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Content Management
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace