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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 229 215 227
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAI 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.020% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 0.16% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £31,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
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
674 618 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.94% 12.17% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 426 506 491
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WAI as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 6 £35,000 -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing WAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WAI.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
1 8 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) Web Accessibility
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) XHTML
2 7 (87.50%) DHTML
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) DOM
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) MVC
6 1 (12.50%) SEO
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) XSD
6 1 (12.50%) PHP

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Grunt
1 1 (12.50%) gulp
General
1 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Lead Developer
2 7 (87.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
2 7 (87.50%) DHTML
2 7 (87.50%) XHTML
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) DOM
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) Smarty
5 1 (12.50%) Twig
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
1 7 (87.50%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) ECMAScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP