The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 842 841 784
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -57
Permanent jobs citing WAI 53 58 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.053% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.45% 0.53% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11717 10949 11670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 9.98% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9218 8395 9543
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WAI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAI within the UK.

WAI Salary Trend in the UK

WAI
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAI over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
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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
England +3 53 £37,500 -6.25% 1
London +28 15 £46,500 -1.06%
South West -2 13 £38,500 -9.41%
South East -4 9 £35,000 +52.17%
North West -21 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Bath - 9 £38,500 -
Somerset - 9 £38,500 -
Manchester -27 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £31,250 -50.00%
Marlow - 6 £31,250 -
City of London +25 5 £57,500 +91.66%
Yorkshire -22 3 £23,000 -42.50%
Wiltshire - 3 £36,000 -
Swindon - 3 £36,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £47,500 +46.15%
South Yorkshire -16 2 £23,000 -42.50%
Sheffield -19 2 £23,000 -42.50%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £31,800 -
Bristol +4 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Cheshire -8 1 £23,500 +14.63%
Hertfordshire -23 1 £50,000 +66.66%
East of England -26 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Leeds - 1 £23,000 -
Surrey - 1 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £23,000 -
Chester - 1 £23,500 -
Guildford - 1 £37,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £50,000 -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 93 (96.88%) HTML
2 92 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 92 (95.83%) CSS
3 61 (63.54%) jQuery
4 56 (58.33%) HTML5
5 45 (46.88%) XHTML
6 44 (45.83%) Photoshop
7 43 (44.79%) .NET
8 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
8 42 (43.75%) ASP.NET
9 41 (42.71%) C#
10 40 (41.67%) XML
11 38 (39.58%) CSS3
12 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (36.46%) Ajax
13 34 (35.42%) User Experience
14 31 (32.29%) SQL
15 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
16 28 (29.17%) SOAP
17 27 (28.13%) Flash
17 27 (28.13%) Marketing
18 24 (25.00%) Web Services
18 24 (25.00%) XSLT
19 23 (23.96%) Adobe
20 22 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
21 21 (21.88%) Scrum
21 21 (21.88%) Dreamweaver
22 20 (20.83%) WCAG
23 18 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 17 (17.71%) Web Design

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 17 (17.71%) IIS
2 15 (15.63%) CMS
3 8 (8.33%) Drupal
4 5 (5.21%) WordPress
5 4 (4.17%) Apache
6 3 (3.13%) Node.js
7 2 (2.08%) Joomla!
8 1 (1.04%) Liferay
8 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (45.83%) Photoshop
2 17 (17.71%) Fireworks
3 9 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.04%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Basecamp
2 3 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) HTTP
2 3 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) DVB
3 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.50%) MySQL
4 10 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.42%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (21.88%) Dreamweaver
2 16 (16.67%) Axure RP
3 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.42%) Subversion
5 4 (4.17%) Selenium
5 4 (4.17%) Grunt
6 3 (3.13%) ProtoShare
6 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.13%) Maven
6 3 (3.13%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.04%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (1.04%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.04%) Bower
General
1 27 (28.13%) Marketing
2 8 (8.33%) Publishing
3 3 (3.13%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (65.63%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) .NET Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (15.63%) C# Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Web Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Designer
5 10 (10.42%) UI Programmer
5 10 (10.42%) Web Designer
5 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Software Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (10.42%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Photoshop Designer
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.17%) Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (96.88%) HTML
2 92 (95.83%) CSS
3 61 (63.54%) jQuery
4 56 (58.33%) HTML5
5 45 (46.88%) XHTML
6 43 (44.79%) .NET
7 42 (43.75%) ASP.NET
8 40 (41.67%) XML
9 38 (39.58%) CSS3
10 35 (36.46%) Ajax
11 28 (29.17%) SOAP
12 27 (28.13%) Flash
13 24 (25.00%) Web Services
13 24 (25.00%) XSLT
14 18 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (14.58%) WSDL
15 14 (14.58%) .NET Framework
16 12 (12.50%) COM+
17 10 (10.42%) RESTful
18 7 (7.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.42%) User Experience
2 17 (17.71%) W3C
3 10 (10.42%) N-Tier
3 10 (10.42%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.33%) Web 2.0
5 6 (6.25%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.13%) Social Media
7 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.08%) NHS
9 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.04%) Wiki
9 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) CentOS
2 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (21.88%) Scrum
4 17 (17.71%) Web Design
5 16 (16.67%) SEO
5 16 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
6 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 14 (14.58%) OO
7 14 (14.58%) User Stories
8 13 (13.54%) OOP
9 12 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.50%) Business Development
9 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 11 (11.46%) Content Management
10 11 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (10.42%) Stress Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Load Balancing
11 10 (10.42%) Use Case
11 10 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (10.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 92 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 41 (42.71%) C#
3 31 (32.29%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) VB6
4 14 (14.58%) VB
5 12 (12.50%) PHP
5 12 (12.50%) Java
6 10 (10.42%) C++
7 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.04%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.04%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) IIBA
2 2 (2.08%) CBAP
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) WCAG
2 9 (9.38%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) Adobe
3 7 (7.29%) Google
4 5 (5.21%) CODA
5 3 (3.13%) Open Text
5 3 (3.13%) Vignette
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) Sencha
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago