The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 856 837 795
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -42
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 55 38 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.035% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.34% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 90
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -26.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12376 11120 11525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.24% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9618 8787 9471
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 July 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 31 July 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 -22 55 £32,500 -4.41% 6
South East -3 28 £32,500 +30.00% 2
London -23 22 £42,250 -11.05% 2
Hampshire +1 17 £23,500 +4.44%
Portsmouth -8 16 £23,500 +4.44%
Reading +11 11 £32,500 -23.52%
Berkshire +7 11 £32,500 -23.52%
City of London -1 7 £26,000 -51.62% 1
East of England - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Manchester -1 1 £36,000 +1.40%
North West -5 1 £36,000 +1.40%
Bristol -7 1 £27,500 -21.42%
South West -18 1 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Farnborough - 1 £43,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £24,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 113 (97.41%) HTML
1 113 (97.41%) CSS
2 111 (95.69%) JavaScript
3 80 (68.97%) HTML5
4 77 (66.38%) jQuery
5 59 (50.86%) CSS3
6 57 (49.14%) C#
7 54 (46.55%) SQL
8 53 (45.69%) .NET
8 53 (45.69%) XML
9 52 (44.83%) ASP.NET
10 50 (43.10%) XHTML
11 42 (36.21%) IIS
11 42 (36.21%) W3C
12 38 (32.76%) Photoshop
13 37 (31.90%) Ajax
14 36 (31.03%) .NET Framework
15 35 (30.17%) CMS
16 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
17 32 (27.59%) XSLT
18 28 (24.14%) MVC
18 28 (24.14%) Sass
19 27 (23.28%) Fireworks
19 27 (23.28%) Web Design
20 26 (22.41%) Adobe
20 26 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
21 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
21 24 (20.69%) Marketing
22 23 (19.83%) Web Services
23 22 (18.97%) Flash

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (36.21%) IIS
2 35 (30.17%) CMS
3 9 (7.76%) Apache
3 9 (7.76%) Node.js
4 8 (6.90%) Drupal
5 7 (6.03%) Umbraco
6 6 (5.17%) concrete5
7 5 (4.31%) TeamSite
8 2 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.86%) WordPress
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (32.76%) Photoshop
2 27 (23.28%) Fireworks
3 17 (14.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.72%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.86%) InDesign
6 1 (0.86%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) Intranet
1 17 (14.66%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (7.76%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.03%) Axure RP
4 6 (5.17%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (3.45%) JIRA
6 3 (2.59%) Firebug
6 3 (2.59%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.59%) Redmine
7 2 (1.72%) WATIR
7 2 (1.72%) Selenium
7 2 (1.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.86%) Xdebug
General
1 24 (20.69%) Marketing
2 10 (8.62%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Advertising
3 7 (6.03%) Law
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (80.17%) Developer
2 36 (31.03%) Front-End Developer
3 35 (30.17%) .NET Developer
4 27 (23.28%) Web Developer
5 17 (14.66%) .NET Web Developer
6 16 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (9.48%) Designer
8 8 (6.90%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.03%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.17%) Web Designer
11 5 (4.31%) UI Designer
12 3 (2.59%) Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.59%) JSP Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (2.59%) Software Development Manager
12 3 (2.59%) Team Leader
12 3 (2.59%) Software Manager
12 3 (2.59%) Development Manager
12 3 (2.59%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (97.41%) HTML
1 113 (97.41%) CSS
2 80 (68.97%) HTML5
3 77 (66.38%) jQuery
4 59 (50.86%) CSS3
5 53 (45.69%) .NET
5 53 (45.69%) XML
6 52 (44.83%) ASP.NET
7 50 (43.10%) XHTML
8 37 (31.90%) Ajax
9 36 (31.03%) .NET Framework
10 32 (27.59%) XSLT
11 28 (24.14%) Sass
12 23 (19.83%) Web Services
13 22 (18.97%) Flash
14 18 (15.52%) DHTML
15 16 (13.79%) LINQ
15 16 (13.79%) WSDL
15 16 (13.79%) SOAP
15 16 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (36.21%) W3C
2 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.45%) Open Source
3 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) RIA
5 1 (0.86%) Blog
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.76%) Linux
2 6 (5.17%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.17%) Android
3 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) MVC
2 27 (23.28%) Web Design
3 22 (18.97%) SEO
4 21 (18.10%) Web Development
5 16 (13.79%) Scrum
5 16 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 16 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (10.34%) TDD
7 11 (9.48%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (7.76%) Analytics
9 8 (6.90%) Content Management
10 7 (6.03%) OO
11 6 (5.17%) Active Record
11 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.17%) OO PHP
11 6 (5.17%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.31%) Automated Testing
12 5 (4.31%) Web Analytics
12 5 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (95.69%) JavaScript
2 57 (49.14%) C#
3 54 (46.55%) SQL
4 18 (15.52%) VB.NET
5 14 (12.07%) PHP
6 10 (8.62%) Java
7 6 (5.17%) PHP5
7 6 (5.17%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) ISEB
2 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.38%) WAI
2 7 (6.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Adobe
2 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.17%) Twitter
4 5 (4.31%) Interwoven
4 5 (4.31%) Facebook
5 4 (3.45%) Omniture
5 4 (3.45%) Google
6 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) FatWire
7 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
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