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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 844 779 796
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAI 45 95 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.089% 0.092%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.88% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 42 83 89
Average salary £32,250 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.42% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £54,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.27% -15.29%

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
12222 10776 12230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.66% 10.13% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9404 8442 10066
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 12 September 2014 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 23 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 12 September 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
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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 -67 45 £32,250 -13.42% 1
South East -28 15 £23,500 -27.69% 1
Hampshire -12 14 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Portsmouth -15 14 £23,500 +4.44% 1
South Yorkshire - 14 £36,750 -
Yorkshire - 14 £36,750 -
Sheffield - 9 £30,500 -
South West -15 7 £36,000 +16.12%
North West -15 4 £37,500 -6.25%
London -43 4 £50,000 +27.38%
Swindon - 4 £29,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £29,000 -
City of London +8 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Manchester -16 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Bath - 3 £38,500 -
Somerset - 3 £38,500 -
Hertfordshire -15 1 £31,000 +3.33%
East of England -18 1 £31,000 -13.88%
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Chester - 1 £30,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 -
Rotherham - 1 £33,500 -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 96 (96.00%) CSS
2 94 (94.00%) HTML
3 93 (93.00%) JavaScript
4 60 (60.00%) XHTML
5 56 (56.00%) .NET
5 56 (56.00%) ASP.NET
6 55 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 55 (55.00%) C#
7 54 (54.00%) jQuery
8 53 (53.00%) XML
9 50 (50.00%) HTML5
10 48 (48.00%) CSS3
11 44 (44.00%) Ajax
12 42 (42.00%) Web Services
13 41 (41.00%) SQL
14 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
15 35 (35.00%) Photoshop
15 35 (35.00%) SOAP
16 33 (33.00%) MySQL
17 32 (32.00%) Fireworks
18 31 (31.00%) XSLT
18 31 (31.00%) Web Design
18 31 (31.00%) Marketing
19 30 (30.00%) Adobe
19 30 (30.00%) OOP
20 29 (29.00%) OO
20 29 (29.00%) W3C
21 28 (28.00%) Windows
22 23 (23.00%) Flash
22 23 (23.00%) WCAG

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 20 (20.00%) IIS
2 16 (16.00%) CMS
3 13 (13.00%) Apache
4 10 (10.00%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (4.00%) WordPress
5 4 (4.00%) Drupal
6 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (35.00%) Photoshop
2 32 (32.00%) Fireworks
3 11 (11.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) HTTP
2 12 (12.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) Extranet
3 2 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) DVB
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.00%) ATM
4 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (33.00%) MySQL
3 20 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (17.00%) RDBMS
4 17 (17.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (4.00%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.00%) Selenium
5 3 (3.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.00%) Ant
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.00%) JIRA
7 1 (1.00%) Grunt
7 1 (1.00%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.00%) ProtoShare
General
1 31 (31.00%) Marketing
2 7 (7.00%) Publishing
3 4 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.00%) Finance
4 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (72.00%) Developer
2 33 (33.00%) .NET Developer
3 30 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 21 (21.00%) C# Developer
4 21 (21.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (17.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (17.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (16.00%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (12.00%) Front-End Web Developer
8 11 (11.00%) Software Engineer
9 10 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 10 (10.00%) UI Programmer
9 10 (10.00%) UI Developer
10 9 (9.00%) PHP Developer
10 9 (9.00%) Senior Web Developer
10 9 (9.00%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (8.00%) Senior PHP Developer
11 8 (8.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 4 (4.00%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (96.00%) CSS
2 94 (94.00%) HTML
3 60 (60.00%) XHTML
4 56 (56.00%) .NET
4 56 (56.00%) ASP.NET
5 54 (54.00%) jQuery
6 53 (53.00%) XML
7 50 (50.00%) HTML5
8 48 (48.00%) CSS3
9 44 (44.00%) Ajax
10 42 (42.00%) Web Services
11 35 (35.00%) SOAP
12 31 (31.00%) XSLT
13 23 (23.00%) Flash
14 20 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 20 (20.00%) WSDL
15 19 (19.00%) RESTful
16 13 (13.00%) COM+
17 10 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
18 8 (8.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.00%) W3C
2 17 (17.00%) N-Tier
2 17 (17.00%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (15.00%) User Experience
4 5 (5.00%) Web 2.0
5 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.00%) Cybernetics
6 2 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.00%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.00%) Wiki
7 1 (1.00%) Open Source
7 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.00%) Windows
2 14 (14.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Web Design
2 30 (30.00%) OOP
3 29 (29.00%) OO
4 22 (22.00%) E-Commerce
5 19 (19.00%) Web Development
6 18 (18.00%) SEO
7 17 (17.00%) UML
7 17 (17.00%) Load Balancing
7 17 (17.00%) Use Case
7 17 (17.00%) Stress Testing
7 17 (17.00%) Web Accessibility
8 15 (15.00%) Online Marketing
8 15 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (13.00%) Content Management
10 13 (13.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.00%) Analytics
12 10 (10.00%) OOD
13 9 (9.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 93 (93.00%) JavaScript
2 55 (55.00%) C#
3 41 (41.00%) SQL
4 17 (17.00%) PHP
5 15 (15.00%) VB
5 15 (15.00%) VB6
5 15 (15.00%) Java
6 11 (11.00%) C++
7 8 (8.00%) PHP5
8 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.00%) Python
9 2 (2.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.00%) WCAG
2 6 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (39.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.00%) Adobe
3 10 (10.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) Twitter
5 2 (2.00%) Facebook
6 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.00%) Open Text
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.00%) Vignette
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago