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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 866 898 785
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -113
Permanent jobs citing WAI 37 42 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.035% 0.085%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.34% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 82
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%

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
11983 12503 11445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.35% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9392 9778 9091
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +27 37 £37,500 +7.14% 3
London +7 8 £40,125 -5.58% 2
South West -7 8 £38,500 +38.73%
Manchester +4 6 £37,500 -
North West +2 6 £37,500 - 1
South East -9 5 £23,000 -34.28%
Kent - 5 £23,000 -
Somerset - 5 £38,500 -
Bath - 5 £38,500 -
East of England +31 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Cambridge +17 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire +15 4 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Coventry - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £27,500 -
Bristol +3 2 £35,000 +26.12%
Leeds - 2 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
City of London +25 1 £40,250 +15.00%
Birmingham - 1 - -

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 79 (95.18%) HTML
2 78 (93.98%) CSS
3 77 (92.77%) JavaScript
4 49 (59.04%) HTML5
5 46 (55.42%) jQuery
6 33 (39.76%) User Experience
6 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (38.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (34.94%) CSS3
8 29 (34.94%) OO
9 28 (33.73%) MySQL
9 28 (33.73%) Photoshop
9 28 (33.73%) Marketing
10 25 (30.12%) .NET
11 24 (28.92%) XML
11 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
11 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
12 23 (27.71%) W3C
12 23 (27.71%) OOP
12 23 (27.71%) Windows
13 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
13 22 (26.51%) SQL
14 21 (25.30%) C#
14 21 (25.30%) RESTful
14 21 (25.30%) Stress Testing
15 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
15 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (24.10%) UML
15 20 (24.10%) Web Services
15 20 (24.10%) HTTP

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (19.28%) CMS
2 8 (9.64%) Drupal
3 7 (8.43%) Joomla!
3 7 (8.43%) WordPress
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (4.82%) IIS
5 4 (4.82%) Apache
5 4 (4.82%) Node.js
6 3 (3.61%) Umbraco
7 2 (2.41%) Moodle
8 1 (1.20%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 28 (33.73%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.02%) InfoPath
4 4 (4.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.20%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) GitHub
2 1 (1.20%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) HTTP
2 3 (3.61%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) Intranet
4 1 (1.20%) DVB
4 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.73%) MySQL
2 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
3 20 (24.10%) RDBMS
3 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
1 17 (20.48%) Axure RP
2 10 (12.05%) Selenium
3 9 (10.84%) Grunt
4 6 (7.23%) Subversion
4 6 (7.23%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (4.82%) Ant
5 4 (4.82%) JUnit
5 4 (4.82%) Maven
5 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.20%) ProtoShare
7 1 (1.20%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.20%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.20%) Bower
7 1 (1.20%) JIRA
7 1 (1.20%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (33.73%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (77.11%) Developer
2 28 (33.73%) Front-End Developer
3 20 (24.10%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (24.10%) .NET Developer
3 20 (24.10%) C# Developer
3 20 (24.10%) ASP.NET Developer
3 20 (24.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Web Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Designer
5 6 (7.23%) Web Designer
6 4 (4.82%) HTML Developer
6 4 (4.82%) CSS Developer
7 3 (3.61%) QA Test Manager
7 3 (3.61%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Architect
7 3 (3.61%) QA Manager
7 3 (3.61%) UI Programmer
7 3 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (95.18%) HTML
2 78 (93.98%) CSS
3 49 (59.04%) HTML5
4 46 (55.42%) jQuery
5 32 (38.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 29 (34.94%) CSS3
7 25 (30.12%) .NET
8 24 (28.92%) XML
9 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET
10 21 (25.30%) RESTful
11 20 (24.10%) Web Services
12 9 (10.84%) XHTML
12 9 (10.84%) Sass
13 8 (9.64%) Ajax
13 8 (9.64%) Flash
14 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
15 5 (6.02%) DOM
16 4 (4.82%) Backbone.js
17 3 (3.61%) Ember.js
17 3 (3.61%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) User Experience
2 23 (27.71%) W3C
3 20 (24.10%) N-Tier
3 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.02%) iPad
5 5 (6.02%) iPhone
6 4 (4.82%) Web 2.0
6 4 (4.82%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.41%) Social Media
9 1 (1.20%) Wiki
9 1 (1.20%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.20%) Human Factors
9 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) OO
3 23 (27.71%) OOP
4 21 (25.30%) Stress Testing
5 20 (24.10%) Load Balancing
5 20 (24.10%) Use Case
5 20 (24.10%) UML
6 17 (20.48%) Web Accessibility
7 16 (19.28%) SEO
7 16 (19.28%) Scrum
8 14 (16.87%) PRINCE2
8 14 (16.87%) Business Development
8 14 (16.87%) User Stories
9 13 (15.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (8.43%) TDD
10 7 (8.43%) Content Management
10 7 (8.43%) Web Design
11 5 (6.02%) Analytics
12 4 (4.82%) Marketing Analytics
12 4 (4.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (92.77%) JavaScript
2 22 (26.51%) SQL
3 21 (25.30%) C#
4 19 (22.89%) PHP
5 9 (10.84%) Python
6 7 (8.43%) Java
7 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) VB6
9 1 (1.20%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.20%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) WCAG
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Adobe
3 6 (7.23%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.02%) Google
5 3 (3.61%) OpenText
5 3 (3.61%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) RedDot
6 2 (2.41%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.20%) CODA
7 1 (1.20%) Sencha
7 1 (1.20%) Vignette
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago