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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 850 838 840
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 28 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.054% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.53% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 53 43
Average salary £40,000 £32,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% -19.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £36,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -8.21%

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
11059 10435 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 10.17% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8612 8030 9048
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 15 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -33 26 £40,000 +24.03% 5
London +3 14 £40,000 +29.03% 2
North West -20 5 £36,000 - 1
Manchester -22 5 £36,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 - - 2
Luton - 4 - - 2
East of England - 4 - - 2
South East -35 3 £42,500 +80.85%
City of London - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £32,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £32,000 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 82 (89.13%) HTML
2 81 (88.04%) CSS
3 80 (86.96%) JavaScript
4 65 (70.65%) HTML5
5 58 (63.04%) jQuery
6 49 (53.26%) W3C
7 48 (52.17%) CSS3
8 37 (40.22%) Photoshop
9 35 (38.04%) XHTML
10 31 (33.70%) User Experience
11 26 (28.26%) CMS
11 26 (28.26%) .NET
12 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET
12 25 (27.17%) SEO
12 25 (27.17%) Content Management
13 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (22.83%) SQL
14 21 (22.83%) C#
15 20 (21.74%) Analytics
16 18 (19.57%) Sass
16 18 (19.57%) LESS
16 18 (19.57%) XML
17 16 (17.39%) Interwoven
17 16 (17.39%) TeamSite
17 16 (17.39%) Ajax
17 16 (17.39%) Web Analytics
17 16 (17.39%) Facebook
17 16 (17.39%) Open Source
18 15 (16.30%) Marketing
18 15 (16.30%) MVC

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (28.26%) CMS
2 16 (17.39%) TeamSite
3 12 (13.04%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) Node.js
5 3 (3.26%) Moodle
5 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (40.22%) Photoshop
2 9 (9.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (6.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.52%) Fireworks
4 4 (4.35%) Inkscape
5 3 (3.26%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.09%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Basecamp
1 2 (2.17%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) Internet
2 7 (7.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (7.61%) Selenium
4 7 (7.61%) Subversion
5 6 (6.52%) WATIR
6 4 (4.35%) Axure RP
6 4 (4.35%) Grunt
6 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.26%) Xcode
7 3 (3.26%) Android Studio
General
1 15 (16.30%) Marketing
2 3 (3.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (71.74%) Developer
2 31 (33.70%) Web Developer
3 20 (21.74%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (16.30%) .NET Developer
5 13 (14.13%) Designer
6 12 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.70%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.61%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Test Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) UI Designer
9 6 (6.52%) Lead Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (4.35%) Lead Designer
11 4 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.26%) UX Designer
12 3 (3.26%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (89.13%) HTML
2 81 (88.04%) CSS
3 65 (70.65%) HTML5
4 58 (63.04%) jQuery
5 48 (52.17%) CSS3
6 35 (38.04%) XHTML
7 26 (28.26%) .NET
8 25 (27.17%) ASP.NET
9 18 (19.57%) Sass
9 18 (19.57%) LESS
9 18 (19.57%) XML
10 16 (17.39%) Ajax
11 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
12 12 (13.04%) XSLT
13 11 (11.96%) Flash
13 11 (11.96%) Web Services
14 8 (8.70%) WebCenter
15 7 (7.61%) DHTML
15 7 (7.61%) LINQ
15 7 (7.61%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (53.26%) W3C
2 31 (33.70%) User Experience
3 16 (17.39%) Open Source
4 9 (9.78%) Mobile App
5 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (6.52%) Blog
6 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
7 5 (5.43%) Graphic Design
8 3 (3.26%) E-Learning
8 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
8 3 (3.26%) Learning Management System
8 3 (3.26%) SCORM
9 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Windows
1 3 (3.26%) Android
1 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) SEO
1 25 (27.17%) Content Management
2 23 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Analytics
4 16 (17.39%) Web Analytics
5 15 (16.30%) MVC
6 12 (13.04%) TDD
7 11 (11.96%) Web Development
8 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.70%) Workflow
10 7 (7.61%) OO
10 7 (7.61%) Web Design
11 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (6.52%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.52%) BDD
11 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.52%) Kanban
11 6 (6.52%) RAD
11 6 (6.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 80 (86.96%) JavaScript
2 21 (22.83%) SQL
2 21 (22.83%) C#
3 11 (11.96%) PHP
4 7 (7.61%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.35%) Python
5 4 (4.35%) Java
6 3 (3.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) WAI
2 3 (3.26%) Section 508
3 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Interwoven
1 16 (17.39%) Facebook
2 12 (13.04%) Adobe
3 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.70%) Oracle
4 8 (8.70%) FatWire
5 3 (3.26%) SumTotal
5 3 (3.26%) Saba
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