The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 834 833 790
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -43
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 68 43 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.040% 0.096%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.40% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 63 43 93
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%

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
12134 10806 12210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.13% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9351 8472 10058
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 £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCAG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WCAG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCAG within the UK.

WCAG Salary Trend in the UK

WCAG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCAG over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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 +5 67 £35,000 -2.77% 6
South East -1 33 £32,500 +15.04% 1
London -8 29 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +2 19 £23,500 +4.44% 1
City of London +19 17 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Portsmouth -13 14 £23,500 +4.44% 1
Berkshire +6 13 £32,500 -23.52%
Reading +5 13 £32,500 -23.52%
Farnborough - 5 £43,500 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £25,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £27,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £27,000 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £33,000 - 1
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Hertford - 1 £40,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £24,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 £33,000 - 1

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 125 (97.66%) HTML
2 124 (96.88%) CSS
3 123 (96.09%) JavaScript
4 100 (78.13%) HTML5
5 88 (68.75%) jQuery
6 80 (62.50%) CSS3
7 60 (46.88%) XHTML
8 56 (43.75%) Photoshop
9 55 (42.97%) .NET
9 55 (42.97%) C#
10 53 (41.41%) ASP.NET
11 52 (40.63%) SQL
12 50 (39.06%) W3C
13 49 (38.28%) XML
14 44 (34.38%) CMS
15 38 (29.69%) SQL Server
16 36 (28.13%) IIS
17 35 (27.34%) SEO
17 35 (27.34%) Ajax
18 34 (26.56%) .NET Framework
19 33 (25.78%) Marketing
20 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
21 31 (24.22%) Web Services
22 30 (23.44%) XSLT
23 29 (22.66%) Fireworks
24 27 (21.09%) Adobe
24 27 (21.09%) SQL Server 2008
24 27 (21.09%) Sass
25 26 (20.31%) Flash
25 26 (20.31%) Web Design

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WCAG 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 WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (34.38%) CMS
2 36 (28.13%) IIS
3 17 (13.28%) TeamSite
4 9 (7.03%) Umbraco
5 8 (6.25%) Apache
6 7 (5.47%) Drupal
7 6 (4.69%) Node.js
7 6 (4.69%) concrete5
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (43.75%) Photoshop
2 29 (22.66%) Fireworks
3 16 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (7.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (3.91%) Inkscape
6 2 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.78%) InDesign
7 1 (0.78%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) Intranet
1 9 (7.03%) Internet
2 3 (2.34%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (16.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (16.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (8.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (16.41%) Dreamweaver
2 12 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.47%) Axure RP
5 6 (4.69%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.34%) Redmine
7 3 (2.34%) Firebug
7 3 (2.34%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.34%) Subversion
7 3 (2.34%) JIRA
8 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.78%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.78%) WATIR
9 1 (0.78%) Selenium
General
1 33 (25.78%) Marketing
2 10 (7.81%) Advertising
3 9 (7.03%) Law
4 8 (6.25%) Finance
5 4 (3.13%) Legal
6 3 (2.34%) Back Office
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.56%) Publishing
7 2 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (82.03%) Developer
2 36 (28.13%) Front-End Developer
3 35 (27.34%) .NET Developer
4 31 (24.22%) Web Developer
5 13 (10.16%) Designer
6 12 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.81%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (7.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (5.47%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.69%) UI Designer
10 6 (4.69%) Web Designer
10 6 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Web Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Lead Designer
12 4 (3.13%) Development Manager
12 4 (3.13%) Lead Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Lead Web Developer
13 3 (2.34%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (97.66%) HTML
2 124 (96.88%) CSS
3 100 (78.13%) HTML5
4 88 (68.75%) jQuery
5 80 (62.50%) CSS3
6 60 (46.88%) XHTML
7 55 (42.97%) .NET
8 53 (41.41%) ASP.NET
9 49 (38.28%) XML
10 35 (27.34%) Ajax
11 34 (26.56%) .NET Framework
12 31 (24.22%) Web Services
13 30 (23.44%) XSLT
14 27 (21.09%) Sass
15 26 (20.31%) Flash
16 21 (16.41%) WSDL
16 21 (16.41%) SOAP
17 18 (14.06%) LESS
18 11 (8.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (8.59%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (39.06%) W3C
2 16 (12.50%) Open Source
3 15 (11.72%) User Experience
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Blog
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Linux
2 6 (4.69%) Android
2 6 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) SEO
2 26 (20.31%) Web Design
3 22 (17.19%) MVC
3 22 (17.19%) E-Commerce
4 21 (16.41%) Content Management
4 21 (16.41%) Analytics
5 19 (14.84%) Web Development
6 17 (13.28%) Web Analytics
7 16 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (9.38%) TDD
9 10 (7.81%) Scrum
10 9 (7.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (5.47%) OO
12 6 (4.69%) Project Management
12 6 (4.69%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.69%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.69%) Active Record
12 6 (4.69%) Information Architecture
12 6 (4.69%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 123 (96.09%) JavaScript
2 55 (42.97%) C#
3 52 (40.63%) SQL
4 15 (11.72%) PHP
5 11 (8.59%) VB.NET
6 10 (7.81%) Java
7 6 (4.69%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.69%) PHP5
8 3 (2.34%) Ruby
8 3 (2.34%) Python
9 2 (1.56%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.75%) WAI
2 8 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.09%) Adobe
3 17 (13.28%) Interwoven
3 17 (13.28%) Facebook
4 7 (5.47%) Oracle
4 7 (5.47%) FatWire
5 5 (3.91%) Twitter
6 4 (3.13%) Omniture
6 4 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
Hertford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago