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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 210 - 195
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAI 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.053% - 0.083%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
502 514 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.90% 9.77% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 446 407 346
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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

WAI
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing WAI 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 WAI.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing WAI 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 WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Flash
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SEO
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe