The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank - - 189
Permanent jobs citing WAI 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £36,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-13.88% -19.10%
WAI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
436 450 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.00% 8.25% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 358 379 396
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WAI
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAI across the West Midlands region.

WAI Salary Trend in the West Midlands