Putting Web Site Quality and Accessibility into Context - Survey Demographics

The survey was conducted by the Cutter IT Journal in September 2008 and copyright Cutter Information LLC.

It investigates what is considered important in Web sites, what has actually been done to ensure Web site quality, and what level of accessibility for disabled users has been attained.Fifty-two percent of the 96 respondents are headquartered or based in North America, 21% in Europe, 13% in Australia/Pacific, 9% in Asia, and the remaining 5% in South America, the Middle East, and Africa.

Seventeen percent of the responding organizations have more than 10,000 employees, 20% have between 1,000 and 10,000 employees, 14% have between 500 and 1,000 employees, 20% have between 100 and 500 employees, and the remaining organizations have 100 or fewer employees.

Thirteen percent of the responding organizations have annual revenues of more than US $10 billion, 16% have annual revenues between $1 billion and $10 billion, 12% have annual revenues between $100 million and $1 billion, 23% have annual revenues between $10 million and $100 million, with the remainder having annual revenues under $10 million.

Annual IT budgets range from less than $100,000 (17%) to more than $100 million (14%), with 12% having annual IT budgets between $10 million and $100 million, 17% between $1 million and $10 million, and 26% between $100,000 and $1 million (16% of respondents do not know the dollar amount of their annual IT budget).

Thirty percent of the respondents hold senior management/policy making or IS/IT management titles, with consulting, project management, software engineering/programming, and planning/development being among the other titles.