The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank - - 193
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
WCAG
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
443 472 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.17% 8.46% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 360 388 398
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,925 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WCAG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WCAG Salary Trend in the West Midlands