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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 850 775 785
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAI 51 95 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.089% 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.87% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 92
Average salary £31,000 £37,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.77% -17.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -20.00%

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
12498 10972 12057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 10.23% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9622 8610 9942
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 21 August 2014 within the UK.

WAI Salary Histogram in the UK

WAI
Top 22 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 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -68 51 £31,000 -16.77% 3
South East -32 19 £23,500 -33.80%
Hampshire -8 18 £23,500 +4.44%
Portsmouth -14 18 £23,500 +4.44%
South Yorkshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 8 £38,750 -
North West -22 7 £37,500 -
Manchester -10 6 £37,500 -
East of England -18 4 £31,000 -13.88%
London -58 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,000 -
City of London -13 2 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South West -17 2 £32,000 +3.22% 1
Bristol -7 1 £27,500 -11.29%
Chester - 1 £30,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £52,500 -
Bath - 1 £36,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 -
Rotherham - 1 £33,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £52,500 -
Somerset - 1 £36,500 - 1

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 91 (95.79%) CSS
2 89 (93.68%) HTML
3 88 (92.63%) JavaScript
4 59 (62.11%) XHTML
5 56 (58.95%) .NET
5 56 (58.95%) SQL Server
5 56 (58.95%) ASP.NET
6 55 (57.89%) C#
7 53 (55.79%) XML
8 52 (54.74%) jQuery
9 48 (50.53%) HTML5
9 48 (50.53%) CSS3
10 43 (45.26%) Web Services
11 42 (44.21%) SQL
11 42 (44.21%) Ajax
12 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
13 37 (38.95%) MySQL
14 35 (36.84%) Marketing
15 34 (35.79%) SOAP
16 33 (34.74%) Photoshop
16 33 (34.74%) OOP
16 33 (34.74%) OO
17 32 (33.68%) Windows
17 32 (33.68%) Fireworks
18 31 (32.63%) Adobe
19 30 (31.58%) XSLT
19 30 (31.58%) W3C
19 30 (31.58%) Web Design
20 21 (22.11%) Flash
20 21 (22.11%) E-Commerce

WAI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 19 (20.00%) IIS
2 18 (18.95%) CMS
3 15 (15.79%) Apache
4 12 (12.63%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (4.21%) WordPress
5 4 (4.21%) Drupal
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (34.74%) Photoshop
2 32 (33.68%) Fireworks
3 12 (12.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) HTTP
2 14 (14.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) Extranet
3 2 (2.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.05%) DVB
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) ATM
4 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (58.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (38.95%) MySQL
3 19 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 19 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 19 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.26%) Subversion
4 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.21%) Selenium
5 3 (3.16%) Maven
6 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.11%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.05%) ProtoShare
7 1 (1.05%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) Grunt
7 1 (1.05%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.05%) Ant
7 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (36.84%) Marketing
2 6 (6.32%) Publishing
3 4 (4.21%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
4 3 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (70.53%) Developer
2 34 (35.79%) .NET Developer
3 28 (29.47%) Web Developer
4 22 (23.16%) C# Developer
4 22 (23.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Front-End Developer
7 12 (12.63%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.58%) Software Engineer
8 11 (11.58%) PHP Developer
8 11 (11.58%) Senior Web Developer
8 11 (11.58%) PHP Web Developer
8 11 (11.58%) Front-End Web Developer
9 10 (10.53%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (10.53%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.26%) UI Programmer
10 5 (5.26%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.21%) Technical Leader
11 4 (4.21%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (95.79%) CSS
2 89 (93.68%) HTML
3 59 (62.11%) XHTML
4 56 (58.95%) .NET
4 56 (58.95%) ASP.NET
5 53 (55.79%) XML
6 52 (54.74%) jQuery
7 48 (50.53%) HTML5
7 48 (50.53%) CSS3
8 43 (45.26%) Web Services
9 42 (44.21%) Ajax
10 34 (35.79%) SOAP
11 30 (31.58%) XSLT
12 21 (22.11%) Flash
12 21 (22.11%) RESTful
13 19 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 19 (20.00%) WSDL
14 13 (13.68%) COM+
15 12 (12.63%) CodeIgniter
16 8 (8.42%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.58%) W3C
2 19 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 19 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.26%) Web 2.0
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Life Science
5 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.11%) Cybernetics
5 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.05%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.05%) Wiki
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (33.68%) Windows
2 16 (16.84%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) OOP
1 33 (34.74%) OO
2 30 (31.58%) Web Design
3 21 (22.11%) E-Commerce
3 21 (22.11%) Web Development
4 19 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 19 (20.00%) SEO
4 19 (20.00%) UML
4 19 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 19 (20.00%) Use Case
5 17 (17.89%) Online Marketing
6 15 (15.79%) Content Management
7 14 (14.74%) Web Accessibility
7 14 (14.74%) Analytics
7 14 (14.74%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (13.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.63%) OOD
10 11 (11.58%) MVC
11 10 (10.53%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 88 (92.63%) JavaScript
2 55 (57.89%) C#
3 42 (44.21%) SQL
4 19 (20.00%) PHP
5 15 (15.79%) VB
5 15 (15.79%) VB6
5 15 (15.79%) Java
6 11 (11.58%) C++
7 10 (10.53%) PHP5
8 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.11%) Python
9 2 (2.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
2 1 (1.05%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.11%) WCAG
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.05%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Puppet
1 2 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.63%) Adobe
3 12 (12.63%) Google
4 3 (3.16%) Twitter
5 2 (2.11%) Facebook
6 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.05%) Open Text
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle
6 1 (1.05%) Vignette
Somerset
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £40k
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Greythorn
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago