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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
Rank 841 923 914
Rank change year-on-year +82 -9  
Permanent jobs citing WAI 8 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.022% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 40
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £50,000
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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10162 13519 13241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.18% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8030 10696 10210
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

WAI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WAI in the UK

WAI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAI over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +78 8 £36,250 -9.37%
North West -19 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Manchester -22 4 £47,500 +26.66%
Devon - 3 £25,000 -
South West - 3 £25,000 -
Yorkshire +26 1 £32,500 +8.33%
West Yorkshire +24 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Leeds +12 1 £32,500 +8.33%

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for WAI.

1 62 (100.00%) HTML
2 61 (98.39%) CSS
3 58 (93.55%) JavaScript
4 40 (64.52%) jQuery
5 36 (58.06%) W3C
6 35 (56.45%) HTML5
7 33 (53.23%) CSS3
8 30 (48.39%) Web Services
9 28 (45.16%) User Experience
10 26 (41.94%) Front End Development
11 21 (33.87%) Semantic Web
12 20 (32.26%) OO
13 18 (29.03%) SQL
13 18 (29.03%) .NET
13 18 (29.03%) Web Design
13 18 (29.03%) RESTful
14 17 (27.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
14 17 (27.42%) C#
14 17 (27.42%) XML
14 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
14 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
15 16 (25.81%) OOP
15 16 (25.81%) HTTP
15 16 (25.81%) MySQL
15 16 (25.81%) Web Development
16 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
16 15 (24.19%) Marketing
16 15 (24.19%) Use Case

WAI
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (3.23%) CMS
1 2 (3.23%) Drupal
1 2 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.81%) MySQL
3 15 (24.19%) RDBMS
3 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Grunt
1 14 (22.58%) gulp
2 3 (4.84%) Bower
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (24.19%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) .NET Developer
2 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET Developer
2 17 (27.42%) C# .NET Developer
2 17 (27.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 17 (27.42%) C# Developer
3 15 (24.19%) UI Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (20.97%) Lead Developer
5 11 (17.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (17.74%) Web Developer
6 10 (16.13%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (16.13%) HTML Developer
6 10 (16.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.84%) UI Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) HTML
2 61 (98.39%) CSS
3 40 (64.52%) jQuery
4 35 (56.45%) HTML5
5 33 (53.23%) CSS3
6 30 (48.39%) Web Services
7 18 (29.03%) .NET
7 18 (29.03%) RESTful
8 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
8 17 (27.42%) XML
9 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (9.68%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (9.68%) XHTML
11 5 (8.06%) Sass
12 4 (6.45%) DHTML
12 4 (6.45%) DOM
13 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.84%) REST
13 3 (4.84%) WebSockets
13 3 (4.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (58.06%) W3C
2 28 (45.16%) User Experience
3 21 (33.87%) Semantic Web
4 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (24.19%) N-Tier
6 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.84%) Life Science
7 3 (4.84%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.61%) Animation
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Windows
1 15 (24.19%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Front End Development
2 20 (32.26%) OO
3 18 (29.03%) Web Design
4 17 (27.42%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (25.81%) OOP
5 16 (25.81%) Web Development
6 15 (24.19%) Load Balancing
6 15 (24.19%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (24.19%) Stress Testing
6 15 (24.19%) UML
6 15 (24.19%) Use Case
7 13 (20.97%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.13%) Separation of Concerns
9 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.45%) Web Accessibility
12 3 (4.84%) Customer-Centric Development
12 3 (4.84%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (29.03%) SQL
3 17 (27.42%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) Java
4 3 (4.84%) Python
5 2 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.61%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) WCAG
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) Adobe