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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 845 867 809
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -58
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 48 44 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.040% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.40% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 64
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%

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
11901 11063 11441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.45% 10.00% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9367 8589 9320
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 £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 25 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 21 November 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 -15 45 £35,000 +2.94% 6
London -7 19 £43,000 +16.21% 4
South East -12 14 £32,500 +44.44%
City of London +39 13 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire +25 11 £32,500 -12.16%
Reading +15 11 £32,500 -4.41%
Manchester -27 5 £36,000 - 1
North West -31 5 £36,000 - 1
East of England - 4 £40,000 -
Hampshire -17 3 £23,500 +4.44%
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £23,000 -
Hertford - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 3 £32,500 -
Portsmouth -31 2 £23,500 +4.44%
South Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Glasgow - 2 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £25,000 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £23,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £23,000 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £43,500 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 110 (96.49%) HTML
2 109 (95.61%) CSS
3 108 (94.74%) JavaScript
4 92 (80.70%) HTML5
5 78 (68.42%) jQuery
6 72 (63.16%) CSS3
7 54 (47.37%) XHTML
8 50 (43.86%) Photoshop
9 49 (42.98%) .NET
10 47 (41.23%) ASP.NET
11 44 (38.60%) W3C
12 42 (36.84%) SQL
12 42 (36.84%) C#
13 36 (31.58%) XML
14 34 (29.82%) SEO
14 34 (29.82%) CMS
15 33 (28.95%) SQL Server
16 32 (28.07%) Web Services
16 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
16 32 (28.07%) Ajax
17 30 (26.32%) Marketing
18 29 (25.44%) .NET Framework
19 28 (24.56%) Adobe
20 27 (23.68%) WAI
21 26 (22.81%) Fireworks
21 26 (22.81%) Sass
22 25 (21.93%) XSLT
22 25 (21.93%) Flash
22 25 (21.93%) IIS
23 24 (21.05%) E-Commerce

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (29.82%) CMS
2 25 (21.93%) IIS
3 15 (13.16%) TeamSite
4 9 (7.89%) Umbraco
5 6 (5.26%) Node.js
6 4 (3.51%) Apache
6 4 (3.51%) Drupal
7 3 (2.63%) concrete5
8 1 (0.88%) WordPress
8 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (43.86%) Photoshop
2 26 (22.81%) Fireworks
3 12 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 5 (4.39%) Inkscape
4 5 (4.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.88%) InDesign
6 1 (0.88%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Internet
2 5 (4.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.89%) Subversion
4 7 (6.14%) Axure RP
5 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.63%) Grunt
7 1 (0.88%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.88%) Selenium
7 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (26.32%) Marketing
2 9 (7.89%) Law
3 4 (3.51%) Legal
4 3 (2.63%) Back Office
5 2 (1.75%) Finance
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (82.46%) Developer
2 32 (28.07%) Web Developer
3 30 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 29 (25.44%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (10.53%) Designer
6 11 (9.65%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) UI Designer
9 6 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Lead Designer
11 4 (3.51%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.51%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Lead Web Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (3.51%) PHP Developer
12 3 (2.63%) Visual Designer
12 3 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (96.49%) HTML
2 109 (95.61%) CSS
3 92 (80.70%) HTML5
4 78 (68.42%) jQuery
5 72 (63.16%) CSS3
6 54 (47.37%) XHTML
7 49 (42.98%) .NET
8 47 (41.23%) ASP.NET
9 36 (31.58%) XML
10 32 (28.07%) Ajax
10 32 (28.07%) Web Services
11 29 (25.44%) .NET Framework
12 26 (22.81%) Sass
13 25 (21.93%) XSLT
13 25 (21.93%) Flash
14 20 (17.54%) WSDL
14 20 (17.54%) SOAP
15 16 (14.04%) LESS
16 7 (6.14%) AngularJS
16 7 (6.14%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (38.60%) W3C
2 19 (16.67%) User Experience
3 15 (13.16%) Open Source
4 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.63%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.63%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.51%) Linux
2 3 (2.63%) Android
2 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) SEO
2 24 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 21 (18.42%) MVC
4 20 (17.54%) Web Design
4 20 (17.54%) Content Management
5 17 (14.91%) Analytics
6 15 (13.16%) Web Analytics
6 15 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.40%) TDD
9 11 (9.65%) Web Development
10 10 (8.77%) OO
11 6 (5.26%) Information Architecture
12 5 (4.39%) Online Marketing
13 4 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
14 3 (2.63%) OO PHP
14 3 (2.63%) Software Architecture
14 3 (2.63%) Active Record
14 3 (2.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 108 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 42 (36.84%) C#
2 42 (36.84%) SQL
3 11 (9.65%) PHP
4 7 (6.14%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.51%) Python
5 4 (3.51%) Java
6 3 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.63%) PHP5
7 2 (1.75%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (23.68%) WAI
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (24.56%) Adobe
3 15 (13.16%) Interwoven
3 15 (13.16%) Facebook
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle
4 5 (4.39%) FatWire
5 2 (1.75%) Omniture
5 2 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago