The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 854 767 783
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAI 53 102 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.92% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 95 93
Average salary £31,000 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.77% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -36.36%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12394 11040 11388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.15% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9616 8760 9368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2014 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 29 July 2014. 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 -93 53 £31,000 -16.77% 5
Hampshire 0 18 £23,500 -6.00% 1
South East -12 18 £23,500 -32.85% 2
Portsmouth -9 16 £23,500 +4.44% 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £33,500 -
Yorkshire - 11 £33,500 -
North West -7 10 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Manchester +2 9 £37,500 +3.44%
East of England +2 8 £31,000 -13.88% 1
Sheffield - 8 £38,750 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £31,000 -
London -75 4 £48,750 +8.33%
Basingstoke -10 2 £35,000 -2.77%
South West -11 2 £26,750 -15.74%
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £65,000 +80.55% 1
Bristol -2 1 £27,500 -13.38%
City of London -9 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £26,000 -
Chester - 1 £30,000 - 1
Exeter - 1 £26,000 -
Rotherham - 1 £33,500 -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 91 (94.79%) CSS
2 89 (92.71%) HTML
3 88 (91.67%) JavaScript
4 56 (58.33%) XHTML
5 53 (55.21%) jQuery
6 51 (53.13%) CSS3
7 50 (52.08%) HTML5
7 50 (52.08%) .NET
7 50 (52.08%) SQL Server
7 50 (52.08%) ASP.NET
8 48 (50.00%) XML
8 48 (50.00%) C#
9 40 (41.67%) MySQL
9 40 (41.67%) Web Services
10 39 (40.63%) Marketing
11 37 (38.54%) W3C
12 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
12 36 (37.50%) SQL
12 36 (37.50%) Ajax
13 35 (36.46%) Windows
13 35 (36.46%) OOP
13 35 (36.46%) OO
14 34 (35.42%) Photoshop
15 33 (34.38%) Fireworks
16 32 (33.33%) Adobe
17 27 (28.13%) Web Design
17 27 (28.13%) SOAP
18 26 (27.08%) Web Development
19 25 (26.04%) XSLT
20 21 (21.88%) PHP

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 21 (21.88%) CMS
2 18 (18.75%) Apache
3 16 (16.67%) IIS
4 14 (14.58%) ExpressionEngine
5 6 (6.25%) Drupal
6 3 (3.13%) WordPress
7 1 (1.04%) Moodle
7 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.04%) Mule
7 1 (1.04%) Confluence
7 1 (1.04%) Node.js
7 1 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 34 (35.42%) Photoshop
2 33 (34.38%) Fireworks
3 14 (14.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.83%) HTTP
2 18 (18.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) Intranet
4 2 (2.08%) Extranet
4 2 (2.08%) Broadband
5 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.04%) SSL
5 1 (1.04%) DVB
5 1 (1.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 40 (41.67%) MySQL
3 19 (19.79%) Relational Database
3 19 (19.79%) RDBMS
4 16 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.08%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) Selenium
4 4 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) Subversion
6 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.08%) JIRA
7 1 (1.04%) Grunt
7 1 (1.04%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.04%) Mockito
7 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.04%) FindBugs
7 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.04%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.04%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 39 (40.63%) Marketing
2 5 (5.21%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.17%) Publishing
4 3 (3.13%) Back Office
4 3 (3.13%) Finance
5 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (72.92%) Developer
2 33 (34.38%) Web Developer
3 31 (32.29%) .NET Developer
4 19 (19.79%) C# Developer
4 19 (19.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (19.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (19.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Front-End Developer
5 14 (14.58%) PHP Developer
5 14 (14.58%) Senior Developer
6 13 (13.54%) Senior Web Developer
6 13 (13.54%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Senior PHP Web Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Front-End Web Developer
8 10 (10.42%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) UI Developer
9 5 (5.21%) UI Programmer
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (94.79%) CSS
2 89 (92.71%) HTML
3 56 (58.33%) XHTML
4 53 (55.21%) jQuery
5 51 (53.13%) CSS3
6 50 (52.08%) HTML5
6 50 (52.08%) .NET
6 50 (52.08%) ASP.NET
7 48 (50.00%) XML
8 40 (41.67%) Web Services
9 36 (37.50%) Ajax
10 27 (28.13%) SOAP
11 25 (26.04%) XSLT
12 21 (21.88%) RESTful
13 19 (19.79%) Flash
14 16 (16.67%) WSDL
14 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 14 (14.58%) CodeIgniter
16 11 (11.46%) COM+
17 6 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.54%) W3C
2 19 (19.79%) N-Tier
2 19 (19.79%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.17%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.08%) Cybernetics
4 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.08%) Life Science
4 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Wiki
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Windows
2 19 (19.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) OOP
1 35 (36.46%) OO
2 27 (28.13%) Web Design
3 26 (27.08%) Web Development
4 21 (21.88%) Online Marketing
5 20 (20.83%) SEO
6 19 (19.79%) UML
6 19 (19.79%) E-Commerce
6 19 (19.79%) Load Balancing
6 19 (19.79%) Use Case
6 19 (19.79%) Stress Testing
7 18 (18.75%) Analytics
8 17 (17.71%) Content Management
9 14 (14.58%) OOD
9 14 (14.58%) Web Accessibility
10 13 (13.54%) MVC
10 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.50%) OO PHP
12 11 (11.46%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 48 (50.00%) C#
3 36 (37.50%) SQL
4 21 (21.88%) PHP
5 13 (13.54%) Java
6 12 (12.50%) PHP5
7 11 (11.46%) VB6
7 11 (11.46%) VB
8 8 (8.33%) C++
9 2 (2.08%) Ruby
9 2 (2.08%) Python
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.04%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.83%) WCAG
2 4 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
1 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (33.33%) Adobe
3 14 (14.58%) Google
4 3 (3.13%) Twitter
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle
5 2 (2.08%) Facebook
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birkenhead
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago