The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
Rank 804 891 918
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +27
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 41 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.036% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 22
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9471 12153 11578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.26% 12.14% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7548 9635 9075
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WCAG
Salary Trend

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

WCAG Salary Trend in the UK

WCAG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCAG over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 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 +74 35 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South East +48 9 £35,000 +7.69%
Yorkshire +27 9 £28,500 -28.75%
Leeds - 9 £28,500 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £28,500 -
London +47 5 £63,750 +21.42%
South West - 5 £32,500 -
North West - 4 £42,500 - 1
Manchester - 4 £42,500 - 1
Chatham - 4 £36,250 -
Kent - 4 £36,250 -
Berkshire +38 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Reading +37 3 £35,000 +10.23%
Bristol - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 3 £29,500 -
Hampshire +5 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Southampton +10 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £29,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £29,500 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 with a requirement for WCAG.

1 66 (70.21%) CSS
2 64 (68.09%) HTML
2 64 (68.09%) User Experience
3 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (48.94%) CMS
5 45 (47.87%) Adobe
6 44 (46.81%) JavaScript
7 41 (43.62%) Web Development
8 40 (42.55%) Front End Development
9 38 (40.43%) Content Management
10 37 (39.36%) SEO
11 35 (37.23%) Photoshop
12 33 (35.11%) XML
13 31 (32.98%) Wireframes
14 30 (31.91%) Web Design
15 29 (30.85%) HTML5
16 28 (29.79%) E-Commerce
16 28 (29.79%) Dreamweaver
17 27 (28.72%) Fireworks
17 27 (28.72%) jQuery
17 27 (28.72%) CSS3
17 27 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (24.47%) Blog
18 23 (24.47%) Adobe Illustrator
18 23 (24.47%) Retail
19 21 (22.34%) Asset Management
19 21 (22.34%) Information Architecture
19 21 (22.34%) Data Protection
20 20 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (21.28%) .NET

WCAG
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 46 (48.94%) CMS
2 12 (12.77%) IIS
3 9 (9.57%) Umbraco
4 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 8 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (8.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.32%) Drupal
7 4 (4.26%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.19%) WordPress
9 1 (1.06%) Apache
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 35 (37.23%) Photoshop
2 27 (28.72%) Fireworks
3 23 (24.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.13%) InDesign
4 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.06%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.26%) MySQL
6 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.06%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Dreamweaver
2 20 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.57%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.45%) Axure RP
4 7 (7.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (7.45%) Grunt
4 7 (7.45%) gulp
5 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.32%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.32%) JIRA
6 5 (5.32%) Selenium
7 4 (4.26%) Bower
7 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.26%) PhpStorm
8 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (1.06%) Appium
10 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (24.47%) Retail
2 12 (12.77%) Legal
2 12 (12.77%) Marketing
3 10 (10.64%) Publishing
4 5 (5.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (52.13%) Developer
2 33 (35.11%) Designer
3 24 (25.53%) Digital Designer
4 20 (21.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce Designer
6 13 (13.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (12.77%) UI Developer
8 10 (10.64%) HTML CSS Developer
8 10 (10.64%) HTML Developer
9 9 (9.57%) Content Designer
10 8 (8.51%) Administrator
10 8 (8.51%) SharePoint Administrator
11 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
11 7 (7.45%) Web Designer
12 6 (6.38%) .NET Developer
12 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (6.38%) HTML CSS Designer
12 6 (6.38%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (70.21%) CSS
2 64 (68.09%) HTML
3 33 (35.11%) XML
4 29 (30.85%) HTML5
5 27 (28.72%) CSS3
5 27 (28.72%) jQuery
6 20 (21.28%) .NET
7 16 (17.02%) ASP.NET
8 15 (15.96%) SOAP
9 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (11.70%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.64%) Ajax
11 10 (10.64%) Backbone.js
11 10 (10.64%) Sass
11 10 (10.64%) Web Services
12 9 (9.57%) Node.js
12 9 (9.57%) REST
13 8 (8.51%) DOM
13 8 (8.51%) React
14 7 (7.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (68.09%) User Experience
2 27 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (24.47%) Blog
4 17 (18.09%) W3C
5 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.19%) Graphic Design
8 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (43.62%) Web Development
3 40 (42.55%) Front End Development
4 38 (40.43%) Content Management
5 37 (39.36%) SEO
6 31 (32.98%) Wireframes
7 30 (31.91%) Web Design
8 28 (29.79%) E-Commerce
9 21 (22.34%) Asset Management
9 21 (22.34%) Data Protection
9 21 (22.34%) Information Architecture
10 18 (19.15%) Mobile First
11 16 (17.02%) Scrum
12 15 (15.96%) MVC
12 15 (15.96%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (12.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 12 (12.77%) Web Accessibility
14 10 (10.64%) Customer Insight
14 10 (10.64%) Service Design
15 8 (8.51%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.70%) C#
3 9 (9.57%) Java
4 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.45%) Ruby
6 6 (6.38%) PHP
7 4 (4.26%) SQL
7 4 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.13%) ES6
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.45%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) WAI
2 6 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (47.87%) Adobe
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.45%) Remedy
4 5 (5.32%) EPiServer
4 5 (5.32%) OpenText
5 2 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle
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