The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 234 235
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 3 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.057% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 1.18% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 539 595 702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.18% 11.36% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 411 516 552
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
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 South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WCAG in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Somerset -7 2 - -
Bristol -25 1 £27,500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) DOM
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Sass
3 4 (50.00%) W3C
4 3 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
4 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
4 3 (37.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 3 (37.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Drupal
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) XML Schema

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) PhpStorm
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 4 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Designer
3 3 (37.50%) UX Designer
4 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) DOM
2 4 (50.00%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) LAMP
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) W3C
3 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (37.50%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP