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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 211 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAI 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.075% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
474 414 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.87% 8.44% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 397 363 403
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

WAI Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WAI
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Coventry - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Web 2.0
2 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Flash
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) CSS3
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Web 2.0
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SEO
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore