Period
to 20 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAI over the 6 months to 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 992 1122 1127
Rank change year-on-year +130 +5 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAI 44 22 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.014% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 38
England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +2.27% +17.33%
10th Percentile £44,400 £26,025 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% +2.27% +17.33%

WAI is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 16,776 20,213 20,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.34% 13.27% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12,627 15,423 15,335
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,684 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in England

WAI
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WAI in England

WAI
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAI in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WAI in England

WAI
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +111 24 £72,500 +31.82% 3
South East +48 10 £53,750 -2.27%
East of England +79 9 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Midlands +35 1 £48,728 +91.09%
West Midlands +30 1 £48,728 +91.09%
WAI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, IT jobs citing WAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for WAI.

1 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 38 (86.36%) AngularJS
3 35 (79.55%) HTML
3 35 (79.55%) CSS
4 29 (65.91%) User Experience
4 29 (65.91%) jQuery
5 24 (54.55%) Analytics
6 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (45.45%) Windows
7 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 20 (45.45%) IIS
7 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 20 (45.45%) C#
7 20 (45.45%) .NET
7 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (45.45%) Data Analytics
7 20 (45.45%) Equity Research
7 20 (45.45%) Unit Testing
7 20 (45.45%) Robotics
7 20 (45.45%) Umbraco
7 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Core
7 20 (45.45%) Server Management
8 18 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (31.82%) gulp
10 14 (31.82%) Jasmine
10 14 (31.82%) Sass
10 14 (31.82%) LESS
10 14 (31.82%) Grunt

WAI
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (45.45%) IIS
1 20 (45.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (11.36%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) AWS
2 5 (11.36%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DVB
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
1 14 (31.82%) Grunt
1 14 (31.82%) gulp
1 14 (31.82%) Jasmine
1 14 (31.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (20.45%) Mocha
2 9 (20.45%) PostCSS
3 5 (11.36%) Protractor
3 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.36%) webpack
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 4 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Developer
5 8 (18.18%) Fidessa Developer
6 6 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Angular Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
11 1 (2.27%) Digital Project Manager
11 1 (2.27%) IT Manager
11 1 (2.27%) IT Security Manager
11 1 (2.27%) Security Manager
11 1 (2.27%) Web Development Manager
11 1 (2.27%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) AngularJS
2 35 (79.55%) CSS
2 35 (79.55%) HTML
3 29 (65.91%) jQuery
4 20 (45.45%) .NET
4 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Core
4 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (31.82%) HTML5
5 14 (31.82%) LESS
5 14 (31.82%) Sass
6 13 (29.55%) React
7 11 (25.00%) .NET Core
8 9 (20.45%) RESTful
8 9 (20.45%) Spring
9 5 (11.36%) CSS3
9 5 (11.36%) NgRx
9 5 (11.36%) Semantic HTML
9 5 (11.36%) SVG
10 4 (9.09%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 29 (65.91%) User Experience
2 20 (45.45%) Robotics
3 12 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 12 (27.27%) Data Structures
3 12 (27.27%) Equities
4 11 (25.00%) W3C
5 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (11.36%) Animation
6 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (9.09%) Life Science
7 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (9.09%) Web 2.0
8 3 (6.82%) Social Network
9 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
1 20 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Analytics
2 20 (45.45%) Data Analytics
2 20 (45.45%) Equity Research
2 20 (45.45%) Server Management
2 20 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 18 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (31.82%) Open Source
6 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (29.55%) Front End Development
7 12 (27.27%) Low Latency
8 10 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (20.45%) BDD
9 9 (20.45%) Mobile First
9 9 (20.45%) OWASP
9 9 (20.45%) Pair Programming
9 9 (20.45%) Progressive Enhancement
9 9 (20.45%) Refactoring
9 9 (20.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) JavaScript
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
1 3 (6.82%) Section 508
1 3 (6.82%) WCAG
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) ACF2
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Fidessa
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe