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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 850 796 791
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAI 45 90 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.083% 0.077%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.83% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42 76 76
Average salary £36,000 £37,375 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% -12.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.00%

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
11970 10891 12192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.50% 10.07% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9278 8496 9961
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,920 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 20 October 2014 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 26 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 20 October 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 -59 45 £36,000 -3.67% 8
South West -12 13 £36,000 -15.29%
South East -19 13 £26,000 -13.33% 2
London -6 10 £40,900 +9.43% 1
Swindon - 8 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 8 £32,500 -
Hampshire -9 7 £23,500 +4.44%
Portsmouth -26 7 £23,500 +4.44%
South Yorkshire - 7 £36,750 -
Yorkshire - 7 £36,750 - 1
City of London +13 5 £52,500 - 1
Somerset - 5 £38,500 -
Bath - 5 £38,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £47,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
North West -26 2 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £31,800 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £26,750 - 1
Sheffield - 2 £27,000 -
Marlow - 2 £26,750 -
Surrey -2 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Manchester -27 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Chester - 1 £30,000 -
Guildford - 1 £37,500 -
Rotherham - 1 £33,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 94 (94.00%) HTML
1 94 (94.00%) JavaScript
1 94 (94.00%) CSS
2 61 (61.00%) XHTML
3 58 (58.00%) jQuery
4 53 (53.00%) ASP.NET
4 53 (53.00%) .NET
5 52 (52.00%) C#
5 52 (52.00%) HTML5
6 51 (51.00%) SQL Server
7 49 (49.00%) XML
8 46 (46.00%) CSS3
9 45 (45.00%) Ajax
10 39 (39.00%) Photoshop
10 39 (39.00%) SQL
11 37 (37.00%) SOAP
12 35 (35.00%) Microsoft
13 34 (34.00%) Web Services
14 33 (33.00%) XSLT
15 30 (30.00%) Adobe
16 29 (29.00%) Web Design
16 29 (29.00%) Marketing
17 27 (27.00%) Fireworks
18 26 (26.00%) Flash
19 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (24.00%) WCAG
20 23 (23.00%) Dreamweaver
21 22 (22.00%) E-Commerce
22 21 (21.00%) WSDL
22 21 (21.00%) IIS

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (21.00%) IIS
2 15 (15.00%) CMS
3 7 (7.00%) Drupal
4 6 (6.00%) Apache
5 5 (5.00%) WordPress
6 3 (3.00%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (1.00%) Node.js
7 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (39.00%) Photoshop
2 27 (27.00%) Fireworks
3 7 (7.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Basecamp
2 3 (3.00%) GitHub
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) HTTP
2 5 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (1.00%) Extranet
3 1 (1.00%) DVB
3 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) ATM
3 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (51.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (18.00%) MySQL
4 12 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (12.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (23.00%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (9.00%) Subversion
2 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.00%) Axure RP
4 3 (3.00%) ProtoShare
4 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
5 2 (2.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) Selenium
6 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.00%) Ant
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.00%) Grunt
6 1 (1.00%) Xdebug
General
1 29 (29.00%) Marketing
2 8 (8.00%) Publishing
3 3 (3.00%) Back Office
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (66.00%) Developer
2 29 (29.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (23.00%) Web Developer
4 18 (18.00%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (17.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (17.00%) C# Developer
6 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 12 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (10.00%) UI Programmer
7 10 (10.00%) Front-End Web Developer
7 10 (10.00%) UI Developer
8 9 (9.00%) Designer
9 7 (7.00%) Web Designer
10 6 (6.00%) Web Applications Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Applications Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 4 (4.00%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (94.00%) HTML
1 94 (94.00%) CSS
2 61 (61.00%) XHTML
3 58 (58.00%) jQuery
4 53 (53.00%) .NET
4 53 (53.00%) ASP.NET
5 52 (52.00%) HTML5
6 49 (49.00%) XML
7 46 (46.00%) CSS3
8 45 (45.00%) Ajax
9 37 (37.00%) SOAP
10 34 (34.00%) Web Services
11 33 (33.00%) XSLT
12 26 (26.00%) Flash
13 21 (21.00%) .NET Framework
13 21 (21.00%) WSDL
14 14 (14.00%) COM+
15 12 (12.00%) RESTful
16 9 (9.00%) Silverlight
17 6 (6.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) W3C
1 19 (19.00%) User Experience
2 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (6.00%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.00%) Social Media
4 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Web Design
2 24 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.00%) E-Commerce
4 18 (18.00%) OOP
5 17 (17.00%) Web Accessibility
6 16 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (16.00%) OO
7 14 (14.00%) Scrum
7 14 (14.00%) Web Development
8 13 (13.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (13.00%) SEO
9 12 (12.00%) UML
9 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.00%) Load Balancing
9 12 (12.00%) Use Case
9 12 (12.00%) Stress Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Content Management
11 8 (8.00%) Online Marketing
11 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 94 (94.00%) JavaScript
2 52 (52.00%) C#
3 39 (39.00%) SQL
4 16 (16.00%) VB
4 16 (16.00%) VB6
5 13 (13.00%) Java
6 12 (12.00%) C++
7 8 (8.00%) PHP
8 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.00%) PHP5
9 2 (2.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) IIBA
2 2 (2.00%) CBAP
2 2 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) MBA
3 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.00%) WCAG
2 11 (11.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.00%) Adobe
3 5 (5.00%) CODA
3 5 (5.00%) Google
4 3 (3.00%) Vignette
4 3 (3.00%) Open Text
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (1.00%) Rackspace
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