The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England / North West
Rank 245 232 250
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18  
Permanent jobs citing WAI 4 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.065% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 0.88% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  

WAI is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 663 685 790
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.79% 12.05% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 506 555 633
Median salary £38,500 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.93% +6.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,900 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing WAI as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in the North West

WAI
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WAI in the North West

WAI
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Manchester -14 4 £47,500 +26.66%
WAI
England

WAI
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for WAI.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) XML
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) UML
1 15 (100.00%) OOP
1 15 (100.00%) OO
1 15 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 15 (100.00%) HTTP
1 15 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Marketing
1 15 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 15 (100.00%) Use Case
1 15 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
1 15 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 15 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) MySQL
1 15 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) RESTful
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
1 15 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 15 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 15 (100.00%) OO
1 15 (100.00%) OOP
1 15 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 15 (100.00%) UML
1 15 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft