The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 210
Permanent jobs citing WAI 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £40,000
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 684 746 585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.72% 12.27% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 514 569 474
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £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 West Midlands

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

WAI
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for WAI in the West Midlands

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WAI.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (80.00%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) DHTML
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Smarty
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 5 (100.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS3
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Semantic HTML
2 4 (80.00%) DHTML
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) DOM
3 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Mustache
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) Smarty
3 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Web Accessibility
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP