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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 848 844 791
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -53
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 57 35 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.032% 0.092%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.32% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 92
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £44,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -31.35%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12412 11055 11356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 10.16% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9628 8782 9348
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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 21 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 25 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
(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 -6 57 £32,500 -1.51% 6
South East -5 27 £32,500 +44.44% 3
London -26 24 £42,250 -11.05% 1
Hampshire +9 16 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Portsmouth -9 15 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Berkshire +12 11 £32,500 -21.68%
Reading +7 11 £32,500 -23.52%
City of London -6 7 £26,000 -51.62% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
East of England - 3 £35,000 -
North West -2 1 £36,000 +2.85%
Bristol -5 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Manchester -6 1 £36,000 +2.85%
South West -16 1 £27,500 -15.38% 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £24,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £24,000 -
Watford - 1 £30,000 -
Abbots Langley - 1 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £43,500 - 1

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 116 (97.48%) HTML
1 116 (97.48%) CSS
2 114 (95.80%) JavaScript
3 82 (68.91%) HTML5
4 79 (66.39%) jQuery
5 60 (50.42%) CSS3
6 57 (47.90%) C#
7 54 (45.38%) SQL
8 53 (44.54%) .NET
8 53 (44.54%) XML
9 52 (43.70%) ASP.NET
10 51 (42.86%) XHTML
11 43 (36.13%) IIS
11 43 (36.13%) W3C
12 37 (31.09%) Photoshop
12 37 (31.09%) Ajax
13 36 (30.25%) .NET Framework
13 36 (30.25%) CMS
14 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
15 32 (26.89%) XSLT
16 30 (25.21%) Sass
17 29 (24.37%) MVC
18 26 (21.85%) Fireworks
18 26 (21.85%) Web Design
18 26 (21.85%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (21.01%) Adobe
20 23 (19.33%) Marketing
21 22 (18.49%) Web Development
21 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
22 21 (17.65%) SEO

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 43 (36.13%) IIS
2 36 (30.25%) CMS
3 10 (8.40%) Node.js
4 9 (7.56%) Drupal
4 9 (7.56%) Apache
5 6 (5.04%) Umbraco
5 6 (5.04%) concrete5
6 5 (4.20%) TeamSite
7 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (31.09%) Photoshop
2 26 (21.85%) Fireworks
3 17 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.68%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.84%) InDesign
6 1 (0.84%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) Intranet
1 18 (15.13%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (12.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (7.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.88%) Axure RP
5 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.36%) JIRA
6 4 (3.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (3.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (2.52%) Redmine
7 3 (2.52%) Firebug
7 3 (2.52%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.68%) WATIR
8 2 (1.68%) Selenium
8 2 (1.68%) Subversion
9 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.84%) Xdebug
9 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (19.33%) Marketing
2 11 (9.24%) Finance
3 10 (8.40%) Advertising
4 6 (5.04%) Law
5 4 (3.36%) Legal
6 3 (2.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.68%) Publishing
7 2 (1.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (78.99%) Developer
2 37 (31.09%) Front-End Developer
3 34 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 29 (24.37%) Web Developer
5 18 (15.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 17 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (10.08%) Designer
8 8 (6.72%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Web Designer
9 7 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) UI Designer
11 4 (3.36%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (2.52%) QA Specialist
12 3 (2.52%) Photoshop Designer
12 3 (2.52%) Software Manager
12 3 (2.52%) JSP Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.52%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (97.48%) HTML
1 116 (97.48%) CSS
2 82 (68.91%) HTML5
3 79 (66.39%) jQuery
4 60 (50.42%) CSS3
5 53 (44.54%) .NET
5 53 (44.54%) XML
6 52 (43.70%) ASP.NET
7 51 (42.86%) XHTML
8 37 (31.09%) Ajax
9 36 (30.25%) .NET Framework
10 32 (26.89%) XSLT
11 30 (25.21%) Sass
12 21 (17.65%) Flash
12 21 (17.65%) Web Services
13 19 (15.97%) DHTML
14 17 (14.29%) LINQ
15 16 (13.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (12.61%) SOAP
16 15 (12.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (36.13%) W3C
2 6 (5.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.36%) Open Source
3 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.68%) RIA
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Linux
2 6 (5.04%) Android
2 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.37%) MVC
2 26 (21.85%) Web Design
3 22 (18.49%) Web Development
4 21 (17.65%) SEO
5 17 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (13.45%) Scrum
7 15 (12.61%) E-Commerce
8 12 (10.08%) TDD
9 10 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.56%) Analytics
11 8 (6.72%) Content Management
12 7 (5.88%) OO
13 6 (5.04%) Load Balancing
13 6 (5.04%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.04%) Active Record
13 6 (5.04%) OO PHP
14 5 (4.20%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.20%) User Experience Design
14 5 (4.20%) Online Marketing
14 5 (4.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (95.80%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.90%) C#
3 54 (45.38%) SQL
4 19 (15.97%) VB.NET
5 15 (12.61%) PHP
6 11 (9.24%) Java
7 6 (5.04%) PHP5
7 6 (5.04%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.36%) Ruby
9 3 (2.52%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.97%) WAI
2 7 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (21.01%) Adobe
2 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) Twitter
4 5 (4.20%) Interwoven
4 5 (4.20%) Facebook
5 4 (3.36%) Omniture
5 4 (3.36%) Google
6 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.68%) FatWire
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle
7 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
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