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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 852 926 903
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 59 38 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.035% 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 0.30% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 66
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%

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
11480 12725 13008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.17% 11.60% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9044 10142 10065
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 25 September 2016 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 22 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 25 September 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
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 56 £35,000 -5.40% 5
London +65 33 £32,500 -21.68% 4
East of England - 11 £41,500 -
Norfolk - 9 £41,500 -
Norwich - 8 £41,500 -
South East +41 6 £41,250 +14.58%
Hampshire +19 6 £41,250 -6.51%
Portsmouth - 4 £41,250 -
City of London +60 3 £65,000 +36.84%
Southampton +3 2 - -
Bristol +1 2 £27,500 -27.63%
South West -2 2 £27,500 -8.33%
East Midlands - 2 £36,250 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Luton - 2 £61,250 -
Mansfield - 2 £36,250 -
Sheffield - 2 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £36,250 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £61,250 -
Scotland +25 1 £37,500 -1.31%
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 75 (71.43%) CSS
2 66 (62.86%) HTML
3 65 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 51 (48.57%) User Experience
5 48 (45.71%) jQuery
6 43 (40.95%) Front End Development
7 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (34.29%) W3C
9 35 (33.33%) Web Development
10 34 (32.38%) Photoshop
11 33 (31.43%) HTML5
12 31 (29.52%) Adobe
13 28 (26.67%) Wireframes
14 26 (24.76%) E-Commerce
15 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
16 22 (20.95%) Java
16 22 (20.95%) Web Design
17 21 (20.00%) CMS
17 21 (20.00%) Retail
18 19 (18.10%) XML
19 17 (16.19%) Dreamweaver
19 17 (16.19%) Content Management
20 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
20 16 (15.24%) Fireworks
20 16 (15.24%) QA
21 15 (14.29%) Data Protection
21 15 (14.29%) Information Architecture
21 15 (14.29%) Sass
21 15 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 15 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator

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 21 (20.00%) CMS
2 11 (10.48%) Apache Solr
3 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.76%) WordPress
5 4 (3.81%) Drupal
5 4 (3.81%) IIS
5 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.86%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (2.86%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (32.38%) Photoshop
2 16 (15.24%) Fireworks
3 15 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (0.95%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.81%) MySQL
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.19%) Dreamweaver
3 14 (13.33%) JIRA
4 12 (11.43%) Subversion
5 11 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (8.57%) Grunt
7 7 (6.67%) Axure RP
8 6 (5.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (4.76%) gulp
10 3 (2.86%) git-flow
10 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.86%) Selenium
10 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.86%) Yeoman
11 2 (1.90%) Bower
11 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.95%) Appium
12 1 (0.95%) PhpStorm
12 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (20.00%) Retail
2 9 (8.57%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Developer
2 23 (21.90%) Designer
3 21 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (12.38%) Digital Designer
5 12 (11.43%) UI Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Administrator
7 9 (8.57%) SharePoint Administrator
7 9 (8.57%) UI Designer
8 8 (7.62%) E-Commerce Designer
8 8 (7.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (6.67%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Technical Leader
10 6 (5.71%) Tester
10 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Interface Designer
11 5 (4.76%) Software Tester
11 5 (4.76%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (71.43%) CSS
2 66 (62.86%) HTML
3 48 (45.71%) jQuery
4 33 (31.43%) HTML5
5 19 (18.10%) XML
6 15 (14.29%) Sass
6 15 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (13.33%) CSS3
8 12 (11.43%) Hibernate
8 12 (11.43%) Spring
9 8 (7.62%) Ajax
9 8 (7.62%) JSP
9 8 (7.62%) SOAP
9 8 (7.62%) XHTML
10 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.67%) DOM
10 7 (6.67%) React
11 6 (5.71%) .NET
11 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
11 6 (5.71%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (48.57%) User Experience
2 36 (34.29%) W3C
3 14 (13.33%) Blog
4 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.90%) Psychology
8 2 (1.90%) RIA
9 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.95%) Podcast
9 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.95%) Front End Development
2 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.33%) Web Development
4 28 (26.67%) Wireframes
5 26 (24.76%) E-Commerce
6 22 (20.95%) Web Design
7 17 (16.19%) Content Management
8 16 (15.24%) Software Engineering
9 15 (14.29%) Data Protection
9 15 (14.29%) Information Architecture
10 13 (12.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (12.38%) SEO
11 12 (11.43%) Asset Management
12 11 (10.48%) Integration Testing
12 11 (10.48%) Web Accessibility
13 9 (8.57%) ITIL
13 9 (8.57%) ITSM
14 8 (7.62%) Resource Management
14 8 (7.62%) Workflow
14 8 (7.62%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 22 (20.95%) Java
3 11 (10.48%) SQL
4 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.62%) PHP
6 7 (6.67%) C#
7 5 (4.76%) Ruby
8 3 (2.86%) C
9 2 (1.90%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.95%) ES6
10 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) ECDL
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) SCOM
2 1 (0.95%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Adobe
2 8 (7.62%) Remedy
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.81%) HP
5 3 (2.86%) Zend
6 1 (0.95%) FatWire
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle
6 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
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