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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 840 858 839
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 64 62 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.052% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 45 35
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £51,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year
- +45.83%

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
11904 12487 11006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 10.41% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9315 9786 8828
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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% -

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 5 May 2015 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 5 May 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 +43 62 £40,000 +14.28% 12
London +26 23 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South East +20 15 £43,000 +22.85% 2
East of England +19 11 £65,000 +116.66% 2
Bedfordshire - 11 £65,000 -
Luton - 9 £65,000 -
City of London +39 8 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £44,500 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £44,500 -
South West -19 6 £21,500 -21.81% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Berkshire -12 4 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Slough - 4 £43,000 - 1
Kent - 4 £23,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
York - 3 £35,000 -
Wiltshire -9 2 £30,000 +39.53% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £27,500 -
Leeds - 2 £27,500 -
Trowbridge -12 1 - - 1
North West -21 1 £30,000 -16.66%
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £30,000 -
Worcester - 1 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 81 (85.26%) HTML
1 81 (85.26%) CSS
2 79 (83.16%) JavaScript
3 61 (64.21%) jQuery
4 58 (61.05%) W3C
5 57 (60.00%) HTML5
5 57 (60.00%) User Experience
6 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (38.95%) CSS3
8 31 (32.63%) Photoshop
9 29 (30.53%) CMS
10 27 (28.42%) Analytics
11 26 (27.37%) Content Management
12 24 (25.26%) PHP
13 22 (23.16%) Mobile App
14 21 (22.11%) Responsive Web Design
14 21 (22.11%) SEO
15 20 (21.05%) Adobe
16 18 (18.95%) SQL
16 18 (18.95%) Selenium
17 17 (17.89%) Software Engineering
17 17 (17.89%) Web Development
17 17 (17.89%) LESS
18 16 (16.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (16.84%) OO
19 15 (15.79%) Windows
19 15 (15.79%) Java
19 15 (15.79%) Scrum
19 15 (15.79%) Web Analytics
19 15 (15.79%) TDD

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (30.53%) CMS
2 10 (10.53%) Moodle
3 8 (8.42%) WordPress
4 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.26%) IIS
5 5 (5.26%) Apache
5 5 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (5.26%) Joomla!
6 4 (4.21%) Node.js
7 3 (3.16%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.11%) Drupal
9 1 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (32.63%) Photoshop
2 9 (9.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (8.42%) Adobe Captivate
3 8 (8.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (5.26%) InfoPath
5 4 (4.21%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) GitHub
2 3 (3.16%) SaaS
3 2 (2.11%) MailChimp
3 2 (2.11%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) Intranet
2 5 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (18.95%) Selenium
2 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.68%) WATIR
3 9 (9.47%) Android Studio
3 9 (9.47%) Xcode
3 9 (9.47%) Axure RP
3 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.42%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (4.21%) Subversion
5 4 (4.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (4.21%) Grunt
6 2 (2.11%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.05%) Gradle
7 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.05%) Maven
7 1 (1.05%) Ant
7 1 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.05%) HtmlUnit
7 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.32%) Marketing
2 5 (5.26%) Retail
2 5 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (61.05%) Developer
2 27 (28.42%) Web Developer
3 14 (14.74%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (13.68%) Test Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.53%) UI Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.42%) PHP Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior UI Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Front-End Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Designer
8 7 (7.37%) UI Programmer
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Developer
9 5 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
10 4 (4.21%) E-Learning Developer
10 4 (4.21%) UI Designer
10 4 (4.21%) UX Developer
10 4 (4.21%) UX Designer
10 4 (4.21%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (85.26%) HTML
1 81 (85.26%) CSS
2 61 (64.21%) jQuery
3 57 (60.00%) HTML5
4 37 (38.95%) CSS3
5 17 (17.89%) LESS
6 16 (16.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (14.74%) XML
7 14 (14.74%) .NET
7 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET
7 14 (14.74%) XHTML
8 11 (11.58%) WebCenter
9 10 (10.53%) Sass
10 9 (9.47%) Ajax
10 9 (9.47%) AngularJS
11 8 (8.42%) Flash
12 6 (6.32%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.32%) Backbone.js
13 5 (5.26%) LAMP
13 5 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (61.05%) W3C
2 57 (60.00%) User Experience
3 22 (23.16%) Mobile App
4 15 (15.79%) Graphic Design
5 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
6 13 (13.68%) Blog
7 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (10.53%) Open Source
8 9 (9.47%) Client/Server
8 9 (9.47%) E-Learning
9 8 (8.42%) SCORM
9 8 (8.42%) Learning Management System
10 5 (5.26%) Web 2.0
10 5 (5.26%) iPad
10 5 (5.26%) RIA
10 5 (5.26%) iPhone
11 2 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Windows Mobile
2 9 (9.47%) Android
2 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.42%) Analytics
3 26 (27.37%) Content Management
4 21 (22.11%) SEO
4 21 (22.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (17.89%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.89%) Web Development
6 16 (16.84%) OO
7 15 (15.79%) TDD
7 15 (15.79%) Scrum
7 15 (15.79%) Web Analytics
8 14 (14.74%) BDD
9 13 (13.68%) Kanban
9 13 (13.68%) RAD
9 13 (13.68%) Waterfall
9 13 (13.68%) Test Strategy
9 13 (13.68%) Software Delivery
10 12 (12.63%) Workflow
10 12 (12.63%) MVC
11 11 (11.58%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (83.16%) JavaScript
2 24 (25.26%) PHP
3 18 (18.95%) SQL
4 15 (15.79%) Java
5 13 (13.68%) C#
6 9 (9.47%) Objective-C
6 9 (9.47%) Apple Swift
7 5 (5.26%) Python
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) WAI
2 9 (9.47%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Adobe
2 11 (11.58%) Interwoven
2 11 (11.58%) FatWire
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Facebook
4 8 (8.42%) SumTotal
4 8 (8.42%) Saba
5 6 (6.32%) Sitecore
5 6 (6.32%) Sencha
6 4 (4.21%) Twitter
7 3 (3.16%) EPiServer
8 2 (2.11%) OpenText
8 2 (2.11%) RedDot
9 1 (1.05%) Perforce
Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Talent Crew
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Health&Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Camden, London
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 14 days ago
Camden, London
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 14 days ago
Trowbridge
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago