The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 883 960 948
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAI 28 21 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.019% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 48
Median salary £37,500 £31,250 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £51,250 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -

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
11740 12717 13277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.99% 11.60% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9280 10012 10329
Median salary £50,000 £46,377 £46,945
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WAI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +46 28 £37,500 +4.16% 9
North West +27 7 £37,500 +30.43% 1
East of England +24 7 £41,500 +50.90%
Manchester - 7 £37,500 - 1
London +36 5 £47,500 -13.63% 3
South East +17 5 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Yorkshire +39 4 - -
West Yorkshire +21 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +11 4 £43,250 +73.00%
Huddersfield - 4 - -
Cambridge - 4 £43,250 -
Surrey +26 2 £42,500 +18.05%
Hertfordshire +19 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £24,500 - 1
Tring - 2 £27,500 -
Camberley - 2 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £42,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £26,500 -
Aylesbury - 1 £26,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £26,500 -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WAI.

1 43 (95.56%) HTML
2 42 (93.33%) CSS
3 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
4 25 (55.56%) .NET
5 23 (51.11%) HTML5
5 23 (51.11%) CSS3
6 20 (44.44%) jQuery
6 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 19 (42.22%) XML
8 17 (37.78%) User Experience
9 15 (33.33%) Front End Development
9 15 (33.33%) C#
9 15 (33.33%) Web Services
10 14 (31.11%) RESTful
10 14 (31.11%) Marketing
10 14 (31.11%) OO
10 14 (31.11%) SQL
10 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
11 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (26.67%) W3C
13 11 (24.44%) SEO
13 11 (24.44%) Photoshop
13 11 (24.44%) OOP
13 11 (24.44%) HTTP
13 11 (24.44%) Web Development
13 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
14 10 (22.22%) Windows
14 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 10 (22.22%) Adobe
14 10 (22.22%) Web Design

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) CMS
2 5 (11.11%) Kentico
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Drupal
3 2 (4.44%) WordPress
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Liferay
4 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) FTP
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Grunt
2 7 (15.56%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (13.33%) gulp
4 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
6 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
7 2 (4.44%) Capybara
7 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.44%) Fiddler
7 2 (4.44%) Firebug
7 2 (4.44%) RSpec
8 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 14 (31.11%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (24.44%) Web Developer
4 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (17.78%) UI Developer
7 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (11.11%) HTML Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Junior
9 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) HTML
2 42 (93.33%) CSS
3 25 (55.56%) .NET
4 23 (51.11%) CSS3
4 23 (51.11%) HTML5
5 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 20 (44.44%) jQuery
6 19 (42.22%) XML
7 15 (33.33%) Web Services
8 14 (31.11%) RESTful
9 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (15.56%) Sass
11 6 (13.33%) Ajax
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (13.33%) REST
12 5 (11.11%) Django
12 5 (11.11%) JSON
12 5 (11.11%) XHTML
13 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
13 4 (8.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) User Experience
2 12 (26.67%) W3C
3 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 9 (20.00%) Web 2.0
4 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (8.89%) Life Science
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 14 (31.11%) OO
3 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) OOP
4 11 (24.44%) SEO
4 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Web Development
5 10 (22.22%) Web Design
6 9 (20.00%) Analytics
6 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (20.00%) SDLC
6 9 (20.00%) Stress Testing
6 9 (20.00%) UML
6 9 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) C#
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) PHP
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) ECMAScript
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Adobe
1 10 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) DoubleClick
2 2 (4.44%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) ATG
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) Facebook
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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