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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 851 873 801
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -72
Permanent jobs citing WAI 22 46 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.039% 0.077%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.37% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 43 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £42,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
11291 12470 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.69% 10.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8904 9769 8865
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 May 2015 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 20 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 May 2015. 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 +22 22 £35,000 - 4
London +52 7 £40,125 -5.58% 2
South West -9 5 £35,000 +34.61%
East of England +18 4 £27,500 -6.77% 1
North West +6 4 £33,750 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire +12 3 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Manchester +11 2 £37,500 -
Bristol -5 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Bath - 2 £38,500 -
Peterborough - 2 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £28,750 -
Somerset - 2 £38,500 -
Cambridge +15 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Leeds - 1 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
City of London - 1 £40,250 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 60 (92.31%) HTML
1 60 (92.31%) CSS
2 57 (87.69%) JavaScript
3 37 (56.92%) HTML5
4 33 (50.77%) jQuery
5 26 (40.00%) User Experience
6 25 (38.46%) CSS3
6 25 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (33.85%) MySQL
8 21 (32.31%) OO
9 20 (30.77%) Photoshop
9 20 (30.77%) Marketing
10 19 (29.23%) .NET
11 18 (27.69%) W3C
12 17 (26.15%) OOP
12 17 (26.15%) Stress Testing
12 17 (26.15%) WCAG
12 17 (26.15%) RESTful
13 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
14 15 (23.08%) XML
14 15 (23.08%) Windows
14 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 15 (23.08%) C#
14 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.54%) N-Tier
15 14 (21.54%) HTTP
15 14 (21.54%) RDBMS
15 14 (21.54%) CMS
15 14 (21.54%) PHP

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 14 (21.54%) CMS
2 8 (12.31%) WordPress
3 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.77%) Umbraco
3 7 (10.77%) Drupal
4 6 (9.23%) Joomla!
5 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.62%) Orchard CMS
6 3 (4.62%) Apache
6 3 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (3.08%) Node.js
7 2 (3.08%) Moodle
8 1 (1.54%) Liferay
8 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 7 (10.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (7.69%) InfoPath
4 3 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (3.08%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.54%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) GitHub
2 4 (6.15%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) MySQL
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 14 (21.54%) RDBMS
3 14 (21.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) Axure RP
3 8 (12.31%) Grunt
3 8 (12.31%) Selenium
4 6 (9.23%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (6.15%) Subversion
5 4 (6.15%) JUnit
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.08%) Ant
6 2 (3.08%) Sublime Text
6 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.54%) Bower
7 1 (1.54%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.54%) Aptana Studio
General
1 20 (30.77%) Marketing
2 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (21.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.54%) C# Developer
3 14 (21.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Web Designer
5 6 (9.23%) Designer
6 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) UI Programmer
6 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.62%) QA Manager
6 3 (4.62%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (4.62%) UI Developer
6 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.08%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (92.31%) HTML
1 60 (92.31%) CSS
2 37 (56.92%) HTML5
3 33 (50.77%) jQuery
4 25 (38.46%) CSS3
4 25 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (29.23%) .NET
6 17 (26.15%) RESTful
7 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
8 15 (23.08%) XML
9 14 (21.54%) Web Services
10 8 (12.31%) Sass
11 7 (10.77%) Ajax
12 6 (9.23%) XHTML
12 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
13 4 (6.15%) Flash
14 3 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (4.62%) DOM
14 3 (4.62%) JSON
15 2 (3.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) User Experience
2 18 (27.69%) W3C
3 14 (21.54%) N-Tier
3 14 (21.54%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.69%) iPad
4 5 (7.69%) iPhone
5 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.54%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.31%) OO
3 17 (26.15%) OOP
3 17 (26.15%) Stress Testing
4 14 (21.54%) UML
4 14 (21.54%) Load Balancing
4 14 (21.54%) Use Case
5 13 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (18.46%) Web Accessibility
6 12 (18.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (13.85%) SEO
7 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
7 9 (13.85%) Business Development
7 9 (13.85%) User Stories
8 7 (10.77%) TDD
9 6 (9.23%) Web Design
10 5 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Analytics
11 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (87.69%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.08%) C#
3 14 (21.54%) PHP
3 14 (21.54%) SQL
4 9 (13.85%) Python
5 6 (9.23%) Java
6 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.54%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) VB
8 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.54%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) WCAG
2 4 (6.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) Adobe
3 8 (12.31%) Sitecore
4 5 (7.69%) Google
5 4 (6.15%) EPiServer
6 3 (4.62%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) OpenText
7 2 (3.08%) RedDot
8 1 (1.54%) Sencha
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Salary: £30-50,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30-50,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Health&Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago