Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1070 1079 1188
Rank change year-on-year +9 +109 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 92 87 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.052% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.44% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 77
England median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,800 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £46,850 £57,200
UK median annual salary £41,250 £33,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -15.63% +11.11%

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 20,913 21,312 25,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.84% 12.73% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16,221 16,986 20,296
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in England

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Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WCAG in England

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Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCAG in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 +21 59 £52,500 +75.00% 4
South West +2 14 £32,500 +8.33% 1
South East +32 11 £29,000 -17.14% 1
East Midlands +16 4 £27,945 -22.91%
Midlands +13 4 £27,945 -22.91%
North of England -13 4 £40,000 +19.40% 3
North West -5 3 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +30 1 £42,500 +47.83%
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UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 62 (67.39%) HTML
1 62 (67.39%) CSS
2 61 (66.30%) JavaScript
2 61 (66.30%) User Experience
3 42 (45.65%) Responsive Web Design
4 38 (41.30%) Sass
5 35 (38.04%) HTML5
6 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (34.78%) Mobile App
8 30 (32.61%) webpack
8 30 (32.61%) Wireframes
9 29 (31.52%) Front End Development
10 27 (29.35%) HTTP
11 26 (28.26%) gulp
12 25 (27.17%) Grunt
12 25 (27.17%) CSS3
12 25 (27.17%) Unit Testing
13 22 (23.91%) jQuery
13 22 (23.91%) AngularJS
14 21 (22.83%) Node.js
14 21 (22.83%) .NET
15 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
16 19 (20.65%) REST
16 19 (20.65%) Web Development
17 18 (19.57%) Ajax
17 18 (19.57%) Degree
17 18 (19.57%) TDD
17 18 (19.57%) PostCSS
18 17 (18.48%) npm
18 17 (18.48%) Vue (Vue.js)

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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 (16.30%) CMS
2 9 (9.78%) WordPress
3 7 (7.61%) EPiServer
3 7 (7.61%) Kentico
3 7 (7.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (7.61%) Sitefinity
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.09%) Confluence
5 1 (1.09%) Drupal
5 1 (1.09%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (3.26%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.17%) InDesign
3 1 (1.09%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.48%) npm
2 3 (3.26%) Firebase
2 3 (3.26%) GitHub
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) webpack
2 26 (28.26%) gulp
3 25 (27.17%) Grunt
4 18 (19.57%) PostCSS
5 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
6 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.61%) Babel
7 7 (7.61%) Jasmine
7 7 (7.61%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.52%) Axure RP
9 3 (3.26%) JIRA
10 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.17%) Bower
10 2 (2.17%) Moq
10 2 (2.17%) MSTest
10 2 (2.17%) Protractor
10 2 (2.17%) Selenium
10 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (9.78%) Banking
2 7 (7.61%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Local Government
3 4 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (45.65%) Developer
2 26 (28.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (16.30%) Architect
3 15 (16.30%) Technical Architect
4 13 (14.13%) Designer
4 13 (14.13%) UX Designer
5 11 (11.96%) HTML Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Senior Designer
6 9 (9.78%) Senior UX Designer
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.61%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Systems Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Digital Designer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior UI Designer
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Web Designer
10 5 (5.43%) UI Designer
10 5 (5.43%) User Experience Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (67.39%) CSS
1 62 (67.39%) HTML
2 38 (41.30%) Sass
3 35 (38.04%) HTML5
4 25 (27.17%) CSS3
5 22 (23.91%) AngularJS
5 22 (23.91%) jQuery
6 21 (22.83%) .NET
6 21 (22.83%) Node.js
7 19 (20.65%) REST
8 18 (19.57%) Ajax
9 17 (18.48%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 16 (17.39%) Backbone.js
10 16 (17.39%) SVG
10 16 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 15 (16.30%) Redux
12 12 (13.04%) RESTful
13 11 (11.96%) React
14 10 (10.87%) D3.js
15 7 (7.61%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (66.30%) User Experience
2 32 (34.78%) Mobile App
3 13 (14.13%) W3C
4 8 (8.70%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Fintech
7 1 (1.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Apple iOS
2 13 (14.13%) Android
3 4 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (2.17%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Responsive Web Design
2 34 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.61%) Wireframes
4 29 (31.52%) Front End Development
5 25 (27.17%) Unit Testing
6 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 19 (20.65%) Web Development
8 18 (19.57%) TDD
9 17 (18.48%) Analytics
10 16 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (16.30%) Mentoring
12 14 (15.22%) Coaching
12 14 (15.22%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (15.22%) MVC
12 14 (15.22%) Presales
12 14 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (15.22%) Software Delivery
13 12 (13.04%) Content Management
14 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
15 9 (9.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) JavaScript
2 15 (16.30%) C#
2 15 (16.30%) PHP
3 14 (15.22%) Java
4 9 (9.78%) ES6
5 5 (5.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.35%) ES7
6 4 (4.35%) ES8
7 3 (3.26%) Go
7 3 (3.26%) SQL
8 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) C
9 1 (1.09%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.09%) Python
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
9 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Degree
2 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Capita
3 7 (7.61%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.61%) Telerik
4 6 (6.52%) Adobe
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter