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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 825 873 866
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 72 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.049% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 0.46% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 59 48 34
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £29,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £42,500 £50,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £24,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +40.62%

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
11621 12764 10880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.53% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 9154 10017 8800
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 29 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 28 May 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 +54 70 £40,000 +14.28% 8
London +52 28 £40,000 -4.76% 4
South East +13 14 £44,000 +35.38%
City of London +58 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
South West 0 11 £21,500 -21.81% 3
East of England +22 9 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £44,500 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £44,500 -
Berkshire -1 6 £43,000 +32.30%
Wiltshire 0 5 £32,500 - 3
Slough - 5 £43,000 -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Worcester - 4 £33,750 -
Worcestershire - 4 £33,750 -
West Midlands - 4 £33,750 -
Trowbridge - 3 £32,500 - 2
North West 0 2 £28,750 -20.13%
Yorkshire - 2 £31,250 -
Peterborough - 2 £25,000 - 1
Feltham - 2 £63,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £28,750 -
Kent - 1 £23,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £27,500 -
York - 1 £35,000 -
Leeds - 1 £27,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £85,000 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 98 (83.76%) HTML
1 98 (83.76%) CSS
2 94 (80.34%) JavaScript
3 74 (63.25%) jQuery
4 71 (60.68%) User Experience
5 70 (59.83%) HTML5
6 69 (58.97%) W3C
7 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (41.03%) Photoshop
9 43 (36.75%) CSS3
10 36 (30.77%) SDLC
10 36 (30.77%) CMS
11 32 (27.35%) Content Management
11 32 (27.35%) Analytics
12 31 (26.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 27 (23.08%) SEO
14 26 (22.22%) PHP
15 25 (21.37%) Adobe
16 23 (19.66%) Mobile App
17 22 (18.80%) LESS
18 21 (17.95%) Scrum
18 21 (17.95%) Graphic Design
19 20 (17.09%) Web Analytics
19 20 (17.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (16.24%) Software Engineering
21 18 (15.38%) Web Development
21 18 (15.38%) Selenium
21 18 (15.38%) SQL
21 18 (15.38%) OO
22 17 (14.53%) Windows

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (30.77%) CMS
2 10 (8.55%) Moodle
3 9 (7.69%) WordPress
4 7 (5.98%) Apache
4 7 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.27%) Joomla!
5 5 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.42%) Umbraco
6 4 (3.42%) Node.js
7 3 (2.56%) IIS
8 2 (1.71%) Drupal
9 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 48 (41.03%) Photoshop
2 17 (14.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (9.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 9 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (4.27%) InfoPath
5 5 (4.27%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) SaaS
2 5 (4.27%) GitHub
3 2 (1.71%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.71%) Trello
3 2 (1.71%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) Intranet
3 2 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Selenium
2 15 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.11%) Axure RP
3 13 (11.11%) WATIR
4 11 (9.40%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (7.69%) Android Studio
5 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.69%) Xcode
6 7 (5.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (3.42%) Subversion
7 4 (3.42%) Grunt
8 2 (1.71%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.71%) QUnit
8 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.85%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.85%) Gradle
9 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.85%) HtmlUnit
General
1 11 (9.40%) Marketing
2 9 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Finance
4 5 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Interactive Media
5 2 (1.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (58.97%) Developer
2 31 (26.50%) Web Developer
3 22 (18.80%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Designer
5 13 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Front-End Web Developer
7 10 (8.55%) UI Developer
8 9 (7.69%) UX Designer
8 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 9 (7.69%) PHP Developer
9 8 (6.84%) UI Designer
10 7 (5.98%) UI Programmer
10 7 (5.98%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (5.98%) E-Learning Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Senior UI Developer
12 5 (4.27%) UX Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Technical Developer
13 4 (3.42%) Software Engineer
13 4 (3.42%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (83.76%) HTML
1 98 (83.76%) CSS
2 74 (63.25%) jQuery
3 70 (59.83%) HTML5
4 43 (36.75%) CSS3
5 22 (18.80%) LESS
6 20 (17.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (13.68%) XHTML
8 15 (12.82%) WebCenter
9 14 (11.97%) Sass
10 12 (10.26%) XML
10 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET
10 12 (10.26%) .NET
11 11 (9.40%) Flash
12 10 (8.55%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.98%) LAMP
13 7 (5.98%) Ajax
14 6 (5.13%) DOM
14 6 (5.13%) J2EE
15 5 (4.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 71 (60.68%) User Experience
2 69 (58.97%) W3C
3 23 (19.66%) Mobile App
4 21 (17.95%) Graphic Design
5 15 (12.82%) Computer Science
6 13 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (11.11%) Blog
7 12 (10.26%) E-Learning
8 11 (9.40%) SCORM
9 9 (7.69%) Client/Server
10 8 (6.84%) Learning Management System
11 6 (5.13%) Web 2.0
11 6 (5.13%) RIA
12 5 (4.27%) iPad
12 5 (4.27%) iPhone
13 2 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.85%) BBC
14 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Windows
2 10 (8.55%) Android
2 10 (8.55%) Apple iOS
3 9 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (5.98%) Linux
4 7 (5.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.77%) SDLC
3 32 (27.35%) Content Management
3 32 (27.35%) Analytics
4 31 (26.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 27 (23.08%) SEO
6 21 (17.95%) Scrum
7 20 (17.09%) Web Analytics
8 19 (16.24%) Software Engineering
9 18 (15.38%) Web Development
9 18 (15.38%) OO
10 15 (12.82%) TDD
11 14 (11.97%) Open Source
11 14 (11.97%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.97%) BDD
12 13 (11.11%) Test Strategy
12 13 (11.11%) Kanban
12 13 (11.11%) Software Delivery
12 13 (11.11%) RAD
13 12 (10.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 94 (80.34%) JavaScript
2 26 (22.22%) PHP
3 18 (15.38%) SQL
4 16 (13.68%) Java
5 11 (9.40%) C#
6 9 (7.69%) Apple Swift
6 9 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.27%) Python
8 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) WAI
2 12 (10.26%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Adobe
2 16 (13.68%) Interwoven
3 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 15 (12.82%) FatWire
3 15 (12.82%) Facebook
4 8 (6.84%) SumTotal
4 8 (6.84%) Saba
5 7 (5.98%) Sencha
6 6 (5.13%) Sitecore
7 5 (4.27%) Twitter
8 4 (3.42%) EPiServer
9 3 (2.56%) Callidus
10 2 (1.71%) OpenText
10 2 (1.71%) RedDot
11 1 (0.85%) Perforce
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