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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 871 861 796
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -65
Permanent jobs citing WAI 21 53 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.045% 0.096%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.43% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 48 97
Average salary £31,250 £31,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -16.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.42%

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
11817 12470 11106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 10.64% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9349 9674 8832
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 19 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 29 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
England -17 17 £36,000 +16.12% 8
London +26 5 £55,000 +12.82% 2
East of England -5 4 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Glasgow - 4 £31,000 -
Scotland - 4 £31,000 -
South East +5 3 £36,000 +53.19% 3
Reigate - 3 £36,000 -
Surrey - 3 £36,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £25,000 -61.53%
North West +1 2 £28,750 -23.33%
Cheshire +1 2 £28,750 -4.16%
Yorkshire -7 2 £28,500 -14.92%
Peterborough - 2 £25,000 -
Wetherby - 2 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 -
Hertfordshire -14 1 £47,500 +57.02% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 47 (85.45%) HTML
1 47 (85.45%) CSS
2 40 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 34 (61.82%) HTML5
4 27 (49.09%) jQuery
5 23 (41.82%) CSS3
6 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (34.55%) WCAG
8 18 (32.73%) User Experience
9 17 (30.91%) W3C
10 16 (29.09%) PHP
10 16 (29.09%) MySQL
10 16 (29.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (27.27%) OO
11 15 (27.27%) Adobe
12 14 (25.45%) CMS
13 11 (20.00%) OOP
13 11 (20.00%) XML
13 11 (20.00%) Photoshop
14 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 9 (16.36%) .NET
15 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (14.55%) Axure RP
16 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
16 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
16 8 (14.55%) Web Services
16 8 (14.55%) Python
16 8 (14.55%) Scrum
16 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
16 8 (14.55%) Web Accessibility

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 14 (25.45%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) Umbraco
2 7 (12.73%) WordPress
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (9.09%) Joomla!
3 5 (9.09%) Drupal
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.45%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Moodle
5 2 (3.64%) Kentico
6 1 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (9.09%) InfoPath
4 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (5.45%) MS Office
5 2 (3.64%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) Axure RP
3 6 (10.91%) Grunt
3 6 (10.91%) Selenium
4 4 (7.27%) Subversion
4 4 (7.27%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.64%) Sublime Text
5 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.64%) gulp
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) Maven
6 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.55%) Marketing
2 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Web Designer
4 6 (10.91%) Designer
5 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Web Designer
7 3 (5.45%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) UI Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (85.45%) HTML
1 47 (85.45%) CSS
2 34 (61.82%) HTML5
3 27 (49.09%) jQuery
4 23 (41.82%) CSS3
5 16 (29.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (20.00%) XML
7 9 (16.36%) .NET
8 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.55%) Web Services
8 8 (14.55%) RESTful
9 7 (12.73%) Ajax
9 7 (12.73%) Sass
10 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.27%) XHTML
11 3 (5.45%) DOM
11 3 (5.45%) XSL
11 3 (5.45%) SOAP
11 3 (5.45%) JSON
11 3 (5.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) User Experience
2 17 (30.91%) W3C
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 5 (9.09%) iPhone
4 5 (9.09%) iPad
4 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.45%) Physics
6 1 (1.82%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) OO
3 11 (20.00%) OOP
4 9 (16.36%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (14.55%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (14.55%) Stress Testing
5 8 (14.55%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) MVC
6 7 (12.73%) SEO
7 6 (10.91%) TDD
7 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
8 5 (9.09%) Business Development
8 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 5 (9.09%) Use Case
8 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) User Stories
8 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) PHP
3 8 (14.55%) Python
4 7 (12.73%) SQL
5 5 (9.09%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.45%) PHP5
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) HNC
3 3 (5.45%) HND
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) WCAG
2 4 (7.27%) Section 508
3 2 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Adobe
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Sitecore
3 4 (7.27%) EPiServer
3 4 (7.27%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) PayPal
4 3 (5.45%) WorldPay
5 2 (3.64%) OpenText
5 2 (3.64%) RedDot
6 1 (1.82%) Google
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