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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 884 879 779
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -100
Permanent jobs citing WAI 14 54 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.045% 0.092%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.42% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 48 92
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £44,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -

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
11879 12721 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.72% 10.58% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9390 9875 8965
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -8 13 £28,750 -17.85% 1
London +14 4 - -
East of England +2 3 £25,000 -19.35% 1
Cambridgeshire +18 2 £25,000 -52.38%
North West -3 2 £28,750 -23.33%
Peterborough - 2 £25,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £28,750 -
Yorkshire +6 1 - -
South West -11 1 £38,500 +43.92%
Wetherby - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £31,000 - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £38,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £31,000 - 2

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (89.09%) HTML
1 49 (89.09%) CSS
2 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
3 31 (56.36%) HTML5
4 26 (47.27%) jQuery
5 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (38.18%) CSS3
7 20 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (34.55%) User Experience
9 18 (32.73%) MySQL
10 17 (30.91%) WCAG
11 16 (29.09%) OO
12 14 (25.45%) .NET
12 14 (25.45%) Photoshop
13 13 (23.64%) PHP
13 13 (23.64%) OOP
13 13 (23.64%) W3C
13 13 (23.64%) CMS
14 12 (21.82%) Marketing
14 12 (21.82%) Stress Testing
14 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
14 12 (21.82%) XML
14 12 (21.82%) RESTful
15 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
16 10 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
16 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
16 10 (18.18%) Windows
16 10 (18.18%) Web Services
16 10 (18.18%) SQL
16 10 (18.18%) C#

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (23.64%) CMS
2 7 (12.73%) Umbraco
2 7 (12.73%) WordPress
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
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%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) Orchard CMS
5 2 (3.64%) Node.js
5 2 (3.64%) Moodle
6 1 (1.82%) Kentico
6 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Photoshop
2 5 (9.09%) InfoPath
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (5.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.64%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) MySQL
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) Axure RP
3 7 (12.73%) Grunt
4 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 4 (7.27%) Subversion
5 4 (7.27%) JUnit
6 2 (3.64%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.64%) Sublime Text
6 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.82%) Ant
7 1 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (21.82%) Marketing
2 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) Front-End Developer
3 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Web Developer
3 9 (16.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) UI Programmer
4 3 (5.45%) QA Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Web Designer
4 3 (5.45%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (5.45%) UI Developer
4 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Designer
5 2 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (89.09%) HTML
1 49 (89.09%) CSS
2 31 (56.36%) HTML5
3 26 (47.27%) jQuery
4 21 (38.18%) CSS3
5 20 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (25.45%) .NET
7 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET
7 12 (21.82%) XML
7 12 (21.82%) RESTful
8 10 (18.18%) Web Services
9 7 (12.73%) Ajax
9 7 (12.73%) Sass
10 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.27%) XHTML
12 3 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (5.45%) JSON
12 3 (5.45%) DOM
13 2 (3.64%) SOAP
13 2 (3.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) User Experience
2 13 (23.64%) W3C
3 9 (16.36%) N-Tier
3 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (9.09%) iPad
4 5 (9.09%) iPhone
5 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) OO
3 13 (23.64%) OOP
4 12 (21.82%) Stress Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
5 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) UML
6 9 (16.36%) Load Balancing
6 9 (16.36%) Use Case
7 8 (14.55%) SEO
8 7 (12.73%) TDD
8 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
8 7 (12.73%) Business Development
8 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (12.73%) User Stories
9 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
9 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.27%) MVC
11 4 (7.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 13 (23.64%) PHP
3 10 (18.18%) C#
3 10 (18.18%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) VB6
7 1 (1.82%) PHP5
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.82%) HNC
4 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) WCAG
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Adobe
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.55%) Sitecore
4 4 (7.27%) EPiServer
4 4 (7.27%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) OpenText
5 2 (3.64%) RedDot
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) PayPal
6 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
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