The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 910 906 894
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 38 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 53
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £42,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%

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
12224 11790 11478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.06% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9691 9205 8820
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCAG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016 within the UK.

WCAG Salary Histogram in the UK

WCAG
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 38 £40,000 - 7
London +11 21 £55,000 +37.50% 3
South East +18 12 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Hampshire - 7 £32,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 6 £38,750 -
Yorkshire +23 5 £40,000 +45.45%
Surrey - 5 £31,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £40,000 -
City of London +59 4 £64,000 +60.00% 1
Woking - 4 £31,500 -
Andover - 2 £31,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £31,750 -
Bracknell - 2 £31,750 -
Newbury - 2 £31,750 -
Reading - 2 £31,750 -
Farnborough - 2 £31,750 -
Guildford - 1 £32,500 -
Brighton - 1 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG.

1 63 (98.44%) HTML
1 63 (98.44%) CSS
2 59 (92.19%) JavaScript
3 53 (82.81%) jQuery
4 43 (67.19%) Front End Development
5 42 (65.63%) HTML5
6 36 (56.25%) User Experience
7 35 (54.69%) W3C
8 32 (50.00%) LESS
9 28 (43.75%) CMS
10 27 (42.19%) Adobe
10 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (42.19%) Sass
11 26 (40.63%) CSS3
12 20 (31.25%) Analytics
13 19 (29.69%) Photoshop
14 18 (28.13%) SEO
14 18 (28.13%) Web Analytics
14 18 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
15 16 (25.00%) Backbone.js
16 15 (23.44%) Social Media
16 15 (23.44%) Content Management
17 14 (21.88%) Marketing
18 13 (20.31%) TeamSite
18 13 (20.31%) Project Management
19 12 (18.75%) Interwoven
19 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
19 12 (18.75%) XHTML
19 12 (18.75%) Grunt

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (43.75%) CMS
2 5 (7.81%) Node.js
3 4 (6.25%) WordPress
4 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (4.69%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) SAP EP
5 2 (3.13%) SAP Portal
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Photoshop
2 11 (17.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (9.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.75%) Grunt
2 12 (18.75%) gulp
3 11 (17.19%) Subversion
4 9 (14.06%) Bitbucket
5 7 (10.94%) Axure RP
6 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.25%) JIRA
8 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (1.56%) git-flow
9 1 (1.56%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (21.88%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Advertising
2 4 (6.25%) Publishing
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Interactive Media
4 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Developer
2 38 (59.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (39.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 14 (21.88%) Designer
5 13 (20.31%) HTML CSS Developer
5 13 (20.31%) HTML Developer
6 11 (17.19%) UX Designer
7 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
10 7 (10.94%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (7.81%) Lead Developer
12 5 (7.81%) UI Developer
13 4 (6.25%) Digital Developer
13 4 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
13 4 (6.25%) UI Designer
13 4 (6.25%) UX Developer
14 3 (4.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
14 3 (4.69%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (98.44%) CSS
1 63 (98.44%) HTML
2 53 (82.81%) jQuery
3 42 (65.63%) HTML5
4 32 (50.00%) LESS
5 27 (42.19%) Sass
6 26 (40.63%) CSS3
7 16 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 12 (18.75%) XHTML
9 11 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (14.06%) Underscore.js
11 8 (12.50%) Ajax
12 6 (9.38%) Ember.js
12 6 (9.38%) WebCenter
13 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.81%) Express
13 5 (7.81%) Meteor
13 5 (7.81%) OOCSS
13 5 (7.81%) React
13 5 (7.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (56.25%) User Experience
2 35 (54.69%) W3C
3 15 (23.44%) Social Media
4 8 (12.50%) Blog
5 7 (10.94%) Podcast
6 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.69%) Smartphone
8 2 (3.13%) APACS
8 2 (3.13%) BBC
8 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
8 2 (3.13%) EMV
8 2 (3.13%) NHS
9 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.56%) Psychology
9 1 (1.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Front End Development
2 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) Analytics
4 18 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (28.13%) SEO
4 18 (28.13%) Web Analytics
5 15 (23.44%) Content Management
6 13 (20.31%) Project Management
7 12 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 11 (17.19%) Infographics
8 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
9 10 (15.63%) Scrum
10 9 (14.06%) Mobile First
10 9 (14.06%) Web Development
11 8 (12.50%) Tag Management
11 8 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
12 7 (10.94%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
14 5 (7.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (92.19%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.81%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCP
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) ECDL
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) WAI
2 2 (3.13%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 27 (42.19%) Adobe
2 12 (18.75%) Interwoven
3 8 (12.50%) Omniture
4 7 (10.94%) FatWire
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle
6 5 (7.81%) Facebook
7 3 (4.69%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) Twitter
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
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