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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 865 843 821
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 32 47 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.043% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.43% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 56
Average salary £36,000 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £38,800 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%

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
11682 10934 11662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.43% 9.99% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 8385 9540
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 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 22 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 19 December 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 -19 30 £36,000 +6.66%
London +24 11 £43,000 +34.37%
Berkshire +7 7 £32,500 -18.75%
South East +6 7 £32,500 +44.44%
North West -15 7 £36,000 -
Manchester -22 7 £36,000 -
Reading - 7 £32,500 -
City of London - 7 £45,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -30 2 £23,000 -31.34%
Hertfordshire - 2 £40,000 -
Hertford - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland - 2 £32,000 -
Sheffield -18 1 £23,000 -31.34%
West Yorkshire -18 1 £23,000 -23.33%
South Yorkshire -22 1 £23,000 -31.34%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £23,000 -
Dunfermline - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £32,000 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 96 (96.00%) HTML
2 95 (95.00%) CSS
3 94 (94.00%) JavaScript
4 79 (79.00%) HTML5
5 65 (65.00%) jQuery
6 61 (61.00%) CSS3
7 46 (46.00%) W3C
8 45 (45.00%) XHTML
9 43 (43.00%) Photoshop
10 41 (41.00%) .NET
11 39 (39.00%) ASP.NET
12 36 (36.00%) C#
13 33 (33.00%) SQL
14 31 (31.00%) SEO
15 30 (30.00%) XML
15 30 (30.00%) CMS
16 27 (27.00%) SQL Server
17 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
17 26 (26.00%) Marketing
17 26 (26.00%) Web Services
18 25 (25.00%) Ajax
18 25 (25.00%) .NET Framework
19 23 (23.00%) Sass
20 21 (21.00%) IIS
20 21 (21.00%) XSLT
21 20 (20.00%) Adobe
21 20 (20.00%) MVC
21 20 (20.00%) Content Management
21 20 (20.00%) WAI
22 19 (19.00%) User Experience

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (30.00%) CMS
2 21 (21.00%) IIS
3 15 (15.00%) TeamSite
4 9 (9.00%) Umbraco
5 3 (3.00%) Node.js
6 1 (1.00%) WordPress
6 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (43.00%) Photoshop
2 16 (16.00%) Fireworks
3 12 (12.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (9.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (5.00%) Inkscape
6 3 (3.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.00%) InDesign
7 1 (1.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.00%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) Internet
2 7 (7.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Dreamweaver
2 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.00%) Subversion
5 5 (5.00%) Axure RP
6 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (3.00%) Grunt
8 1 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 26 (26.00%) Marketing
2 9 (9.00%) Law
3 4 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 82 (82.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.00%) Web Developer
3 28 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 23 (23.00%) Front-End Developer
5 12 (12.00%) Designer
5 12 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (7.00%) UI Designer
8 6 (6.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Lead Designer
10 4 (4.00%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Lead Web Developer
11 3 (3.00%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Visual Designer
12 2 (2.00%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (96.00%) HTML
2 95 (95.00%) CSS
3 79 (79.00%) HTML5
4 65 (65.00%) jQuery
5 61 (61.00%) CSS3
6 45 (45.00%) XHTML
7 41 (41.00%) .NET
8 39 (39.00%) ASP.NET
9 30 (30.00%) XML
10 26 (26.00%) Web Services
11 25 (25.00%) Ajax
11 25 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 23 (23.00%) Sass
13 21 (21.00%) XSLT
14 17 (17.00%) Flash
14 17 (17.00%) LESS
15 14 (14.00%) WSDL
15 14 (14.00%) SOAP
16 7 (7.00%) DHTML
16 7 (7.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (46.00%) W3C
2 19 (19.00%) User Experience
3 15 (15.00%) Open Source
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.00%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) SEO
2 20 (20.00%) MVC
2 20 (20.00%) Content Management
3 18 (18.00%) E-Commerce
4 15 (15.00%) Web Design
4 15 (15.00%) Web Analytics
4 15 (15.00%) Analytics
5 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.00%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (10.00%) TDD
8 9 (9.00%) Web Development
9 7 (7.00%) OO
10 6 (6.00%) Information Architecture
11 4 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (3.00%) User Stories
12 3 (3.00%) Software Architecture
12 3 (3.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (3.00%) OOD
12 3 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 94 (94.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (36.00%) C#
3 33 (33.00%) SQL
4 8 (8.00%) PHP
5 7 (7.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (1.00%) C++
7 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.00%) WAI
2 1 (1.00%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.00%) Adobe
3 15 (15.00%) Interwoven
3 15 (15.00%) Facebook
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.00%) FatWire
5 1 (1.00%) Sitecore