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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 831 839 780
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -59
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 63 41 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.038% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.37% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58 40 99
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%

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
12201 11040 12310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.21% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9404 8680 10125
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 20 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 27 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
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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 -30 63 £35,000 -2.77% 5
South East -12 34 £32,500 +10.16% 2
London +4 25 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Hampshire 0 21 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Portsmouth -10 17 £23,500 +4.44% 1
City of London +22 12 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Reading +6 12 £32,500 -23.52%
Berkshire +5 12 £32,500 -23.52%
Farnborough - 4 £43,500 - 1
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Bristol -4 1 £27,500 -26.66%
South West -10 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 - 2
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £24,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 120 (98.36%) HTML
2 119 (97.54%) CSS
3 118 (96.72%) JavaScript
4 94 (77.05%) HTML5
5 83 (68.03%) jQuery
6 72 (59.02%) CSS3
7 59 (48.36%) C#
8 56 (45.90%) .NET
9 55 (45.08%) XHTML
10 54 (44.26%) ASP.NET
10 54 (44.26%) SQL
11 53 (43.44%) XML
12 48 (39.34%) Photoshop
13 45 (36.89%) W3C
14 41 (33.61%) CMS
15 40 (32.79%) IIS
16 38 (31.15%) SQL Server
17 36 (29.51%) Ajax
17 36 (29.51%) .NET Framework
18 32 (26.23%) XSLT
19 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
20 29 (23.77%) SEO
20 29 (23.77%) Web Services
20 29 (23.77%) Marketing
21 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
22 27 (22.13%) Sass
22 27 (22.13%) Fireworks
23 26 (21.31%) Adobe
23 26 (21.31%) Web Design
24 25 (20.49%) Flash

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 41 (33.61%) CMS
2 40 (32.79%) IIS
3 11 (9.02%) TeamSite
4 9 (7.38%) Umbraco
5 8 (6.56%) Apache
6 7 (5.74%) Drupal
6 7 (5.74%) Node.js
7 6 (4.92%) concrete5
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.82%) WordPress
8 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (39.34%) Photoshop
2 27 (22.13%) Fireworks
3 16 (13.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
5 4 (3.28%) Inkscape
6 2 (1.64%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.82%) InDesign
7 1 (0.82%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) Intranet
1 12 (9.84%) Internet
2 3 (2.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (9.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (9.02%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.92%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.92%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (2.46%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.46%) Redmine
6 3 (2.46%) Firebug
6 3 (2.46%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.46%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (0.82%) WATIR
8 1 (0.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.82%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (23.77%) Marketing
2 10 (8.20%) Advertising
2 10 (8.20%) Finance
3 9 (7.38%) Law
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 3 (2.46%) Back Office
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
6 2 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (82.79%) Developer
2 37 (30.33%) .NET Developer
3 36 (29.51%) Front-End Developer
4 27 (22.13%) Web Developer
5 13 (10.66%) .NET Web Developer
6 12 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.02%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Designer
9 7 (5.74%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Web Designer
11 4 (3.28%) Lead Designer
11 4 (3.28%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.28%) UI Designer
12 3 (2.46%) JSP Developer
12 3 (2.46%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (2.46%) Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.46%) Software Manager
12 3 (2.46%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (98.36%) HTML
2 119 (97.54%) CSS
3 94 (77.05%) HTML5
4 83 (68.03%) jQuery
5 72 (59.02%) CSS3
6 56 (45.90%) .NET
7 55 (45.08%) XHTML
8 54 (44.26%) ASP.NET
9 53 (43.44%) XML
10 36 (29.51%) Ajax
10 36 (29.51%) .NET Framework
11 32 (26.23%) XSLT
12 29 (23.77%) Web Services
13 27 (22.13%) Sass
14 25 (20.49%) Flash
15 20 (16.39%) WSDL
15 20 (16.39%) SOAP
16 14 (11.48%) DHTML
17 13 (10.66%) LESS
18 12 (9.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (36.89%) W3C
2 10 (8.20%) Open Source
3 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.46%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) Blog
6 1 (0.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Android
2 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) SEO
2 26 (21.31%) Web Design
3 23 (18.85%) MVC
4 20 (16.39%) E-Commerce
4 20 (16.39%) Web Development
5 15 (12.30%) Content Management
5 15 (12.30%) Analytics
5 15 (12.30%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (9.02%) Scrum
6 11 (9.02%) Web Analytics
6 11 (9.02%) TDD
7 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.92%) OO
8 6 (4.92%) Project Management
8 6 (4.92%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.92%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.92%) OO PHP
8 6 (4.92%) Active Record
9 5 (4.10%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 118 (96.72%) JavaScript
2 59 (48.36%) C#
3 54 (44.26%) SQL
4 16 (13.11%) PHP
5 14 (11.48%) VB.NET
6 11 (9.02%) Java
7 6 (4.92%) Objective-C
7 6 (4.92%) PHP5
8 3 (2.46%) Ruby
8 3 (2.46%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.03%) WAI
2 8 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.31%) Adobe
3 11 (9.02%) Interwoven
3 11 (9.02%) Facebook
4 6 (4.92%) Twitter
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle
5 5 (4.10%) FatWire
6 4 (3.28%) Omniture
6 4 (3.28%) Google
7 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.82%) Rackspace
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
LEO Learning
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package.
Posted: 20 days ago