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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 838 856 790
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -66
Permanent jobs citing WAI 40 37 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.036% 0.087%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.35% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 94
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £23,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+59.57% -32.85%

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
11059 10435 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 10.17% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8612 8030 9048
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 January 2015 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 21 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 January 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
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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 -1 40 £37,500 +15.38% 3
North West 0 14 £37,500 +30.43% 1
Manchester -1 13 £37,500 - 1
South West -5 10 £38,500 +13.23%
Bath - 9 £38,500 -
Somerset - 9 £38,500 -
London -2 5 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South East -36 4 £35,000 +48.93%
Marlow - 4 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £35,000 -
East of England -8 3 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -6 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire -5 1 £23,500 +9.30%
South Yorkshire -6 1 - -
Bristol -7 1 £60,000 +76.47%
Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Chester - 1 £23,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 86 (96.63%) HTML
2 85 (95.51%) JavaScript
2 85 (95.51%) CSS
3 56 (62.92%) jQuery
4 51 (57.30%) HTML5
5 39 (43.82%) Photoshop
5 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (42.70%) User Experience
7 31 (34.83%) .NET
8 30 (33.71%) XML
8 30 (33.71%) CSS3
9 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
9 29 (32.58%) Marketing
10 28 (31.46%) C#
10 28 (31.46%) ASP.NET
11 27 (30.34%) SQL
11 27 (30.34%) XHTML
12 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
13 25 (28.09%) Scrum
14 23 (25.84%) Responsive Web Design
14 23 (25.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 20 (22.47%) Axure RP
15 20 (22.47%) Web Services
16 19 (21.35%) W3C
16 19 (21.35%) OO
17 18 (20.22%) Windows
17 18 (20.22%) Web Accessibility
18 17 (19.10%) User Stories
18 17 (19.10%) OOP
18 17 (19.10%) Flash

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (16.85%) CMS
2 8 (8.99%) Drupal
2 8 (8.99%) IIS
3 6 (6.74%) WordPress
4 4 (4.49%) Node.js
4 4 (4.49%) Apache
5 2 (2.25%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 39 (43.82%) Photoshop
2 10 (11.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (8.99%) Fireworks
4 4 (4.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Basecamp
2 4 (4.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.12%) DVB
3 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) MySQL
3 15 (16.85%) RDBMS
3 15 (16.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) Axure RP
2 13 (14.61%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.24%) Subversion
4 6 (6.74%) Grunt
5 4 (4.49%) Selenium
6 3 (3.37%) Ant
6 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 3 (3.37%) Maven
6 3 (3.37%) ProtoShare
6 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.12%) JUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.12%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.12%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.12%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.12%) Bower
8 1 (1.12%) Aptana Studio
General
1 29 (32.58%) Marketing
2 7 (7.87%) Publishing
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (73.03%) Developer
2 26 (29.21%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (22.47%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (22.47%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.47%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Web Developer
5 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (16.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (14.61%) Designer
7 11 (12.36%) Web Designer
8 9 (10.11%) UI Programmer
8 9 (10.11%) UI Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Applications Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Web Applications Developer
10 5 (5.62%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) Photoshop Designer
12 3 (3.37%) Architect
12 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (96.63%) HTML
2 85 (95.51%) CSS
3 56 (62.92%) jQuery
4 51 (57.30%) HTML5
5 31 (34.83%) .NET
6 30 (33.71%) XML
6 30 (33.71%) CSS3
7 28 (31.46%) ASP.NET
8 27 (30.34%) XHTML
9 23 (25.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (22.47%) Web Services
11 17 (19.10%) Flash
11 17 (19.10%) Ajax
12 15 (16.85%) RESTful
13 11 (12.36%) SOAP
14 10 (11.24%) XSLT
15 8 (8.99%) Sass
16 6 (6.74%) OOCSS
17 5 (5.62%) DOM
17 5 (5.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (42.70%) User Experience
2 19 (21.35%) W3C
3 15 (16.85%) N-Tier
3 15 (16.85%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.99%) Web 2.0
5 6 (6.74%) Digital Media
6 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.49%) Social Media
8 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.25%) NHS
10 1 (1.12%) Video Editing
10 1 (1.12%) Human Factors
10 1 (1.12%) Wiki
10 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Linux
2 1 (1.12%) UNIX
2 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.09%) Scrum
3 23 (25.84%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (21.35%) OO
5 18 (20.22%) Web Accessibility
6 17 (19.10%) User Stories
6 17 (19.10%) OOP
7 15 (16.85%) UML
7 15 (16.85%) PRINCE2
7 15 (16.85%) Business Development
7 15 (16.85%) Load Balancing
7 15 (16.85%) Stress Testing
7 15 (16.85%) Use Case
8 13 (14.61%) SEO
9 11 (12.36%) Content Management
10 9 (10.11%) Web Design
11 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.87%) Analytics
13 6 (6.74%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 85 (95.51%) JavaScript
2 28 (31.46%) C#
3 27 (30.34%) SQL
4 14 (15.73%) PHP
5 8 (8.99%) Java
6 6 (6.74%) VB6
6 6 (6.74%) VB
7 5 (5.62%) C++
8 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.12%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.12%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) IIBA
2 2 (2.25%) CBAP
2 2 (2.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.12%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) WCAG
2 10 (11.24%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) Adobe
3 7 (7.87%) Google
4 5 (5.62%) CODA
5 3 (3.37%) Vignette
5 3 (3.37%) Open Text
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Sencha
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 5 days ago