Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 823 1033 1120
Rank change year-on-year +210 +87 -29
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 39 41 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 38
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,133 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.68% +26.38% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £33,412 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £56,000
UK median annual salary £43,000 £52,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.52% +30.33% +23.08%

WCAG 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 10,424 18,834 21,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.37% 14.12% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7,990 13,697 16,290
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,950 £28,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in England

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Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WCAG in England

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Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCAG in England over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Salary histogram for WCAG in England

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Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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 +165 12 £55,000 +5.50% 4
South East +115 12 £47,500 -5.00%
Midlands +94 11 £44,000 -23.48%
West Midlands +75 7 £44,000 -23.48%
North of England +97 4 £37,000 -29.03%
East Midlands +53 4 - -
Yorkshire +88 3 £31,500 -39.58%
North West +77 1 £42,500 -18.48%
WCAG
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 33 (84.62%) HTML
2 26 (66.67%) CSS
3 25 (64.10%) User Experience
4 22 (56.41%) QA
5 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
6 19 (48.72%) HTML5
7 17 (43.59%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
8 16 (41.03%) Analytics
9 15 (38.46%) CMS
9 15 (38.46%) Web Design
10 14 (35.90%) Front End Development
11 12 (30.77%) React
11 12 (30.77%) Mobile First
12 11 (28.21%) DOM
12 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
13 10 (25.64%) Time Management
13 10 (25.64%) iPad
13 10 (25.64%) A/B Testing
13 10 (25.64%) Next.js
13 10 (25.64%) GatsbyJS
14 9 (23.08%) Smoke Testing
14 9 (23.08%) Adobe
14 9 (23.08%) Project Management
14 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (20.51%) Marketing
15 8 (20.51%) Sass
16 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
17 6 (15.38%) Adobe XD
17 6 (15.38%) Wireframes

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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 15 (38.46%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) WordPress
3 5 (12.82%) Drupal
4 3 (7.69%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) Headless CMS
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Adobe XD
2 5 (12.82%) Sketch
3 4 (10.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (10.26%) Photoshop
4 3 (7.69%) InVision
5 1 (2.56%) Figma
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.56%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Google Analytics
2 3 (7.69%) Azure
2 3 (7.69%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) gulp
3 4 (10.26%) Grunt
3 4 (10.26%) webpack
4 3 (7.69%) Babel
5 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq
General
1 8 (20.51%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Police
3 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (23.08%) QA Technician
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.95%) React Developer
5 6 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (15.38%) HTML Developer
5 6 (15.38%) UI Developer
5 6 (15.38%) UX Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.69%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Content Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Designer
9 2 (5.13%) Junior
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
9 2 (5.13%) UX Designer
9 2 (5.13%) Web Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (84.62%) HTML
2 26 (66.67%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) HTML5
4 12 (30.77%) React
5 11 (28.21%) DOM
6 10 (25.64%) GatsbyJS
6 10 (25.64%) Next.js
7 8 (20.51%) Sass
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 5 (12.82%) CSS3
10 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
11 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 2 (5.13%) GreenSock GSAP
12 2 (5.13%) LESS
12 2 (5.13%) OOCSS
12 2 (5.13%) Redux
12 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (5.13%) Vue.js
13 1 (2.56%) Cocoa Touch
13 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) User Experience
2 10 (25.64%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) Animation
3 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.13%) W3C
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (41.03%) Analytics
3 15 (38.46%) Web Design
4 14 (35.90%) Front End Development
5 12 (30.77%) Mobile First
6 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
7 10 (25.64%) A/B Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Time Management
8 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.08%) Project Management
8 9 (23.08%) Smoke Testing
9 6 (15.38%) B2C
9 6 (15.38%) Wireframes
10 5 (12.82%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (12.82%) Web Accessibility
10 5 (12.82%) Web Development
11 4 (10.26%) CRM
11 4 (10.26%) Proactive Management
11 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) ES6
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Adobe
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) HubSpot
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Zoho
4 1 (2.56%) Facebook
4 1 (2.56%) Instagram
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) WooCommerce