The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 235 256
Rank change year-on-year -36 +21  
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £40,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +39.13%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.47%  

WCAG 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 779 652 812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.32% 11.77% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 557 532 660
Median salary £37,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,050 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WCAG in the North West

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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 WCAG within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Cheshire - 1 - -
WCAG
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) webpack
3 1 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

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Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) gulp
2 1 (25.00%) webpack
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker