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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 837 764 739
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAI 59 105 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.48% 0.96% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52 97 105
Average salary £34,000 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.72% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,600 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £56,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -30.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12301 10928 11115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.54% 10.02% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9489 8818 9158
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,860 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 19 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 11 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
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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 -62 59 £34,000 -8.72% 8
Hampshire -2 18 £23,500 -6.00% 2
South East -18 18 £23,500 -32.85% 2
North West -3 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Manchester -5 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Portsmouth -11 12 £22,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 10 £38,750 -
Yorkshire - 10 £38,750 -
East of England +4 9 £31,000 -15.06% 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £30,250 -
Sheffield - 8 £38,750 -
Basingstoke -5 6 £35,000 -2.77%
London -85 6 £48,750 +8.33% 2
South West -9 3 £26,000 -18.11%
Devon - 2 £26,000 -
Exeter - 2 £26,000 -
Bristol +1 1 £27,500 -13.38%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £65,000 +78.08% 1
City of London -9 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 93 (92.08%) CSS
2 91 (90.10%) HTML
3 89 (88.12%) JavaScript
4 54 (53.47%) XHTML
5 53 (52.48%) jQuery
5 53 (52.48%) CSS3
6 52 (51.49%) HTML5
7 48 (47.52%) SQL Server
8 47 (46.53%) XML
9 46 (45.54%) .NET
9 46 (45.54%) ASP.NET
10 45 (44.55%) C#
11 43 (42.57%) MySQL
12 41 (40.59%) W3C
12 41 (40.59%) Marketing
13 38 (37.62%) Windows
13 38 (37.62%) Web Services
14 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
15 36 (35.64%) Ajax
15 36 (35.64%) OO
16 35 (34.65%) OOP
16 35 (34.65%) SQL
17 33 (32.67%) Photoshop
18 32 (31.68%) Adobe
18 32 (31.68%) Fireworks
19 28 (27.72%) Web Development
20 25 (24.75%) Web Design
21 24 (23.76%) PHP
21 24 (23.76%) SOAP
22 23 (22.77%) XSLT

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 23 (22.77%) CMS
2 19 (18.81%) Apache
3 14 (13.86%) IIS
3 14 (13.86%) ExpressionEngine
4 8 (7.92%) Drupal
5 5 (4.95%) WordPress
6 3 (2.97%) Moodle
7 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.99%) Mule
7 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.99%) Confluence
7 1 (0.99%) Node.js
7 1 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 33 (32.67%) Photoshop
2 32 (31.68%) Fireworks
3 14 (13.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (3.96%) MS Office
5 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) Internet
2 20 (19.80%) HTTP
3 4 (3.96%) Broadband
3 4 (3.96%) Intranet
4 2 (1.98%) Extranet
5 1 (0.99%) DVB
5 1 (0.99%) ATM
5 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (47.52%) SQL Server
2 43 (42.57%) MySQL
3 19 (18.81%) RDBMS
3 19 (18.81%) Relational Database
4 15 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (10.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.95%) Maven
4 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.97%) Subversion
6 2 (1.98%) JUnit
6 2 (1.98%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.99%) Mockito
7 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.99%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.99%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.99%) Grunt
7 1 (0.99%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.99%) Ant
7 1 (0.99%) Checkstyle
General
1 41 (40.59%) Marketing
2 6 (5.94%) Multimedia
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Publishing
4 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (73.27%) Developer
2 37 (36.63%) Web Developer
3 30 (29.70%) .NET Developer
4 19 (18.81%) C# Developer
4 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (18.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (18.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (16.83%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (14.85%) PHP Developer
6 15 (14.85%) Senior Developer
7 14 (13.86%) PHP Web Developer
7 14 (13.86%) Front-End Web Developer
8 13 (12.87%) Software Engineer
8 13 (12.87%) Senior Web Developer
9 12 (11.88%) Senior PHP Developer
9 12 (11.88%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 7 (6.93%) Junior
11 5 (4.95%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.95%) UI Programmer
12 4 (3.96%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (92.08%) CSS
2 91 (90.10%) HTML
3 54 (53.47%) XHTML
4 53 (52.48%) jQuery
4 53 (52.48%) CSS3
5 52 (51.49%) HTML5
6 47 (46.53%) XML
7 46 (45.54%) .NET
7 46 (45.54%) ASP.NET
8 38 (37.62%) Web Services
9 36 (35.64%) Ajax
10 24 (23.76%) SOAP
11 23 (22.77%) XSLT
12 21 (20.79%) RESTful
13 19 (18.81%) Flash
14 14 (13.86%) WSDL
14 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
14 14 (13.86%) CodeIgniter
15 10 (9.90%) COM+
16 6 (5.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.59%) W3C
2 19 (18.81%) N-Tier
2 19 (18.81%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.95%) Web 2.0
4 3 (2.97%) iPad
5 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.98%) Life Science
5 2 (1.98%) Cybernetics
5 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.99%) Animation
6 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.99%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.99%) Wiki
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 20 (19.80%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Android
3 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) OO
2 35 (34.65%) OOP
3 28 (27.72%) Web Development
4 25 (24.75%) Web Design
5 21 (20.79%) Online Marketing
6 20 (19.80%) Analytics
7 19 (18.81%) Load Balancing
7 19 (18.81%) Use Case
7 19 (18.81%) Stress Testing
7 19 (18.81%) UML
8 18 (17.82%) E-Commerce
8 18 (17.82%) SEO
8 18 (17.82%) Content Management
9 17 (16.83%) Web Accessibility
10 15 (14.85%) Software Engineering
11 14 (13.86%) OOD
12 12 (11.88%) MVC
12 12 (11.88%) OO PHP
13 11 (10.89%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (9.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (88.12%) JavaScript
2 45 (44.55%) C#
3 35 (34.65%) SQL
4 24 (23.76%) PHP
5 14 (13.86%) Java
6 12 (11.88%) PHP5
7 10 (9.90%) VB6
7 10 (9.90%) VB
8 8 (7.92%) C++
9 3 (2.97%) Ruby
10 2 (1.98%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.98%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
2 1 (0.99%) ISEB
2 1 (0.99%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) WCAG
2 7 (6.93%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
1 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 32 (31.68%) Adobe
3 14 (13.86%) Google
4 3 (2.97%) Twitter
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 2 (1.98%) Facebook
6 1 (0.99%) JBoss
6 1 (0.99%) 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: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £28000
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus flexible benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 26 days ago