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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 854 847 851
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 46 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.055% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.51% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 40
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -9.72%

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
11908 12279 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9507 9463 8547
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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 -4 44 £36,000 +2.85% 7
London 0 21 £41,500 -7.77% 3
City of London +16 10 £41,250 -2.94%
South West +3 10 £30,000 +9.09% 2
South East -11 9 £36,000 +10.76%
Surrey - 6 £36,000 -
Reigate - 6 £36,000 -
Bristol -21 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £30,000 -
Hampshire +7 3 £33,250 +41.48%
Southampton - 3 £33,250 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £45,000 +87.50% 1
Glasgow - 2 £35,500 -
Scotland - 2 £35,500 -
Leeds +11 1 £50,000 +108.33% 1
East of England +8 1 £62,500 +38.88%
West Yorkshire +4 1 £50,000 +108.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £30,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £30,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £30,000 -
Trowbridge - 1 £33,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £62,500 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 100 (85.47%) HTML
1 100 (85.47%) CSS
2 89 (76.07%) JavaScript
3 76 (64.96%) User Experience
4 72 (61.54%) jQuery
5 66 (56.41%) HTML5
6 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (46.15%) W3C
8 44 (37.61%) Photoshop
8 44 (37.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 37 (31.62%) CSS3
10 31 (26.50%) Adobe
11 30 (25.64%) CMS
12 25 (21.37%) Content Management
13 24 (20.51%) Analytics
14 23 (19.66%) Web Development
15 22 (18.80%) Degree
16 21 (17.95%) Axure RP
16 21 (17.95%) Sass
16 21 (17.95%) Adobe Illustrator
16 21 (17.95%) Scrum
17 20 (17.09%) SEO
17 20 (17.09%) SDLC
18 18 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (15.38%) PHP
18 18 (15.38%) Web Analytics
19 17 (14.53%) Marketing
19 17 (14.53%) Graphic Design
19 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
19 17 (14.53%) Java

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 30 (25.64%) CMS
2 8 (6.84%) Apache
3 7 (5.98%) Moodle
4 6 (5.13%) WordPress
5 3 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.56%) Confluence
5 3 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.71%) Node.js
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 44 (37.61%) Photoshop
2 21 (17.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (11.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (6.84%) Adobe Captivate
5 7 (5.98%) MS Office
6 5 (4.27%) Fireworks
7 4 (3.42%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) SaaS
2 3 (2.56%) GitHub
3 2 (1.71%) Trello
3 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (17.95%) Axure RP
2 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (6.84%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (5.13%) Xcode
4 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.13%) Android Studio
5 5 (4.27%) QUnit
6 4 (3.42%) Subversion
7 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.56%) JIRA
7 3 (2.56%) WATIR
7 3 (2.56%) Selenium
7 3 (2.56%) Grunt
8 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.71%) gulp
8 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.85%) Gradle
9 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (14.53%) Marketing
2 9 (7.69%) Retail
3 8 (6.84%) Interactive Media
3 8 (6.84%) Finance
4 5 (4.27%) Publishing
5 2 (1.71%) Games
5 2 (1.71%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (54.70%) Developer
2 30 (25.64%) Designer
3 22 (18.80%) Front-End Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Web Developer
5 18 (15.38%) UI Designer
5 18 (15.38%) UI/UX Designer
6 11 (9.40%) UI Developer
6 11 (9.40%) UX Designer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.55%) PHP Developer
7 10 (8.55%) UI Programmer
8 8 (6.84%) Web Designer
8 8 (6.84%) PHP Web Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Front-End Web Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Senior Designer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior UI Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Web Designer
10 6 (5.13%) E-Learning Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (85.47%) HTML
1 100 (85.47%) CSS
2 72 (61.54%) jQuery
3 66 (56.41%) HTML5
4 37 (31.62%) CSS3
5 21 (17.95%) Sass
6 18 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (13.68%) LESS
8 14 (11.97%) XHTML
9 11 (9.40%) XML
9 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.40%) WebCenter
10 10 (8.55%) DOM
11 9 (7.69%) .NET
11 9 (7.69%) J2EE
12 8 (6.84%) Flash
12 8 (6.84%) LAMP
13 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
13 7 (5.98%) Backbone.js
14 5 (4.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 76 (64.96%) User Experience
2 54 (46.15%) W3C
3 17 (14.53%) Graphic Design
3 17 (14.53%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.55%) Mobile App
5 9 (7.69%) E-Learning
6 8 (6.84%) SCORM
6 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.13%) RIA
7 6 (5.13%) Web 2.0
7 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
8 5 (4.27%) Learning Management System
8 5 (4.27%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.42%) Psychology
10 3 (2.56%) Blog
11 2 (1.71%) Social Media
11 2 (1.71%) NHS
11 2 (1.71%) BBC
12 1 (0.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.82%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Android
2 12 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.84%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) UNIX
4 6 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.61%) Responsive Web Design
3 25 (21.37%) Content Management
4 24 (20.51%) Analytics
5 23 (19.66%) Web Development
6 21 (17.95%) Scrum
7 20 (17.09%) SEO
7 20 (17.09%) SDLC
8 18 (15.38%) Web Analytics
9 16 (13.68%) OO
10 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
11 12 (10.26%) Progressive Enhancement
11 12 (10.26%) Open Source
12 11 (9.40%) UX Design
12 11 (9.40%) Web Accessibility
13 10 (8.55%) Product Management
13 10 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (7.69%) Graceful Degradation
15 8 (6.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (76.07%) JavaScript
2 18 (15.38%) PHP
3 17 (14.53%) Java
4 16 (13.68%) SQL
5 8 (6.84%) C#
6 6 (5.13%) Objective-C
6 6 (5.13%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.85%) Ruby
8 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (18.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.71%) ECDL
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) WAI
2 11 (9.40%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 31 (26.50%) Adobe
2 14 (11.97%) Facebook
3 11 (9.40%) Oracle
3 11 (9.40%) FatWire
4 10 (8.55%) Interwoven
5 9 (7.69%) Twitter
6 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.98%) Sencha
8 5 (4.27%) SumTotal
8 5 (4.27%) Saba
9 3 (2.56%) SAP
9 3 (2.56%) EPiServer
9 3 (2.56%) Callidus
10 2 (1.71%) IBM
10 2 (1.71%) Google
11 1 (0.85%) OpenText
11 1 (0.85%) RedDot
11 1 (0.85%) Perforce
11 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £55,676 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago