Period
to 1 December 2021

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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 985 - 1009
Rank change year-on-year - +1009 +99
Permanent jobs citing WAI 19 0 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.017% - 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 26
10th Percentile £39,600 " £27,500
25th Percentile £40,500 " £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 - £50,000
75th Percentile £57,500 " £80,625
90th Percentile " " £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 - £50,000

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 17,173 6,263 16,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.22% 12.43% 13.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11,256 4,996 12,958
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WAI in England

WAI
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WAI in England.

Salary trend for WAI in England

WAI
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAI in England over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

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 1 December 2021. 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 - 13 £55,000 - 1
South East - 5 £41,000 - 1
North of England - 1 £32,500 -
North West - 1 £32,500 -
WAI
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 17 (89.47%) User Experience
3 16 (84.21%) Accessibility
4 13 (68.42%) Web Accessibility
4 13 (68.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (68.42%) OOP
4 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) TDD
5 12 (63.16%) Google
5 12 (63.16%) Scrum
5 12 (63.16%) Web Development
5 12 (63.16%) Finance
5 12 (63.16%) Python
5 12 (63.16%) Mocha
5 12 (63.16%) BDD
5 12 (63.16%) Node.js
5 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (63.16%) Cypress.io
5 12 (63.16%) Open Source
5 12 (63.16%) GitLab
5 12 (63.16%) HATEOAS
5 12 (63.16%) TypeScript
5 12 (63.16%) Jasmine
5 12 (63.16%) GitHub
5 12 (63.16%) AngularJS
5 12 (63.16%) Go
5 12 (63.16%) 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 6 (31.58%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) Headless CMS
2 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (26.32%) Figma
1 5 (26.32%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Cypress.io
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
1 12 (63.16%) GitLab
1 12 (63.16%) Grunt
1 12 (63.16%) gulp
1 12 (63.16%) Jasmine
1 12 (63.16%) Mocha
1 12 (63.16%) webpack
2 1 (5.26%) PostCSS
2 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (100.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Angular Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Designer
3 5 (26.32%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (5.26%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) AngularJS
2 12 (63.16%) Chai
2 12 (63.16%) HATEOAS
2 12 (63.16%) Material Design
2 12 (63.16%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) Laravel
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) User Experience
2 5 (26.32%) W3C
3 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) Continuous Improvement
1 13 (68.42%) OOP
1 13 (68.42%) Web Accessibility
2 12 (63.16%) BDD
2 12 (63.16%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 12 (63.16%) Data Science
2 12 (63.16%) Front End Development
2 12 (63.16%) Open Source
2 12 (63.16%) Progressive Web App
2 12 (63.16%) Scrum
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
2 12 (63.16%) Web Development
3 6 (31.58%) Workflow
4 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
4 5 (26.32%) Typography
4 5 (26.32%) Web Design
4 5 (26.32%) Wireframes
5 3 (15.79%) Information Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) Go
2 12 (63.16%) Python
2 12 (63.16%) TypeScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Tcl
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) Accessibility
2 2 (10.53%) WCAG
3 1 (5.26%) DICOM
3 1 (5.26%) HL7
3 1 (5.26%) Section 508
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Google
2 5 (26.32%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle