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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 830 851 765
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -86
Permanent jobs citing WAI 43 36 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.034% 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.33% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 91
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -13.57%

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
11093 10958 10669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.37% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8573 8467 8524
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 22 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 5 March 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 +9 43 £37,500 +15.38% 7
North West +8 12 £37,500 +30.43% 1
Manchester -2 12 £37,500 +3.44% 1
South East -27 8 £23,000 -17.85%
South West -22 7 £38,500 +37.50% 1
Somerset - 7 £38,500 -
Bath - 7 £38,500 -
London +30 6 £42,500 -10.52% 3
East of England +4 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Kent - 5 £23,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £50,000 -
Coventry - 3 £40,000 -
Marlow - 3 £35,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £27,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -9 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire -12 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 - 2
Leeds - 1 £27,500 - 2

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 85 (93.41%) HTML
2 84 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 84 (92.31%) CSS
3 52 (57.14%) HTML5
4 50 (54.95%) jQuery
5 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (39.56%) Photoshop
6 36 (39.56%) User Experience
7 31 (34.07%) Marketing
8 30 (32.97%) CSS3
8 30 (32.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 28 (30.77%) OO
10 25 (27.47%) MySQL
11 24 (26.37%) .NET
11 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
11 24 (26.37%) XML
12 23 (25.27%) SQL
12 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
12 23 (25.27%) Scrum
13 21 (23.08%) C#
13 21 (23.08%) Windows
13 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
13 21 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
14 20 (21.98%) W3C
15 19 (20.88%) Web Services
15 19 (20.88%) Axure RP
16 18 (19.78%) RESTful
16 18 (19.78%) Stress Testing
16 18 (19.78%) Use Case
16 18 (19.78%) Load Balancing

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (16.48%) CMS
2 8 (8.79%) Drupal
3 7 (7.69%) Joomla!
4 6 (6.59%) WordPress
5 5 (5.49%) Node.js
5 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.40%) IIS
6 4 (4.40%) Apache
7 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.10%) Liferay
Applications
1 36 (39.56%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (5.49%) InfoPath
4 4 (4.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.10%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Basecamp
2 4 (4.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) Internet
3 1 (1.10%) DVB
3 1 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.47%) MySQL
2 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
3 18 (19.78%) RDBMS
3 18 (19.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Axure RP
2 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.89%) Selenium
3 9 (9.89%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (9.89%) Subversion
4 8 (8.79%) Grunt
5 4 (4.40%) JUnit
6 3 (3.30%) Ant
6 3 (3.30%) Maven
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.20%) ProtoShare
8 1 (1.10%) Aptana Studio
8 1 (1.10%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.10%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.10%) Bower
8 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (34.07%) Marketing
2 5 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.40%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (72.53%) Developer
2 27 (29.67%) Front-End Developer
3 19 (20.88%) .NET Developer
3 19 (20.88%) C# Developer
3 19 (20.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (19.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (19.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (18.68%) Web Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Designer
7 10 (10.99%) Web Designer
8 5 (5.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.40%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Photoshop Designer
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.40%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.30%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Architect
10 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (93.41%) HTML
2 84 (92.31%) CSS
3 52 (57.14%) HTML5
4 50 (54.95%) jQuery
5 30 (32.97%) CSS3
5 30 (32.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 24 (26.37%) XML
6 24 (26.37%) .NET
7 21 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 19 (20.88%) Web Services
9 18 (19.78%) RESTful
10 16 (17.58%) XHTML
11 11 (12.09%) Flash
12 9 (9.89%) Sass
13 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.59%) OOCSS
13 6 (6.59%) Ajax
14 4 (4.40%) DOM
14 4 (4.40%) JSP
14 4 (4.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) User Experience
2 20 (21.98%) W3C
3 18 (19.78%) N-Tier
3 18 (19.78%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.69%) Web 2.0
5 6 (6.59%) Digital Media
5 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.49%) iPad
6 5 (5.49%) iPhone
7 3 (3.30%) Social Media
7 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) Wiki
8 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.10%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) CentOS
2 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.77%) OO
3 23 (25.27%) Scrum
4 21 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (19.78%) Stress Testing
5 18 (19.78%) UML
5 18 (19.78%) OOP
5 18 (19.78%) Load Balancing
5 18 (19.78%) Use Case
6 17 (18.68%) User Stories
7 16 (17.58%) Web Accessibility
8 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
8 15 (16.48%) Business Development
9 13 (14.29%) SEO
10 10 (10.99%) Content Management
11 7 (7.69%) Web Design
11 7 (7.69%) Analytics
12 6 (6.59%) Marketing Analytics
12 6 (6.59%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 23 (25.27%) SQL
3 21 (23.08%) C#
4 18 (19.78%) PHP
5 8 (8.79%) Java
5 8 (8.79%) Python
6 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) VB
7 2 (2.20%) C++
7 2 (2.20%) VB6
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.10%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.10%) C
8 1 (1.10%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) ISEB
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) VCP4
3 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.20%) IIBA
4 2 (2.20%) CBAP
5 1 (1.10%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) WCAG
2 9 (9.89%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) Adobe
3 7 (7.69%) Google
4 5 (5.49%) CODA
4 5 (5.49%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.30%) Open Text
5 3 (3.30%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Vignette
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle
7 1 (1.10%) RedDot
7 1 (1.10%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.10%) Sencha
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