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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1028 821 750
Rank change year-on-year -207 -71 +303
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 149 155 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 1.09% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 83 83 6
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,450 £52,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £53,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,250 £56,757 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -36.13% -5.41% +26.32%
75th Percentile £60,000 £85,000 £71,875
90th Percentile £84,775 - £76,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year -27.27% +1.85% +10.77%

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 24,630 14,263 7,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.31% 14.10% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12,550 9,229 5,874
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,188
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

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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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -232 62 £47,500 -29.63% 8
North of England -34 42 £32,500 -13.33% 2
South East -57 36 £55,000 +33.33% 4
North East +21 32 £28,750 -20.69% 1
North West -71 6 £63,750 +64.52%
East of England - 5 - -
Yorkshire -27 4 £42,074 +40.25% 1
South West -36 2 £47,500 +46.15% 1
West Midlands -63 1 £82,500 +83.33% 2
Midlands -66 1 £82,500 +83.33% 4
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UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 109 (73.15%) HTML
2 105 (70.47%) CSS
3 103 (69.13%) Accessibility
4 101 (67.79%) Agile
5 93 (62.42%) User Experience
6 84 (56.38%) JavaScript
7 69 (46.31%) Sass
8 67 (44.97%) UX Design
9 60 (40.27%) HTML5
9 60 (40.27%) React
10 56 (37.58%) Git (software)
11 50 (33.56%) Adobe
12 48 (32.21%) TypeScript
13 43 (28.86%) REST
14 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
15 40 (26.85%) Scrum
16 39 (26.17%) CSS3
16 39 (26.17%) AngularJS
17 36 (24.16%) Analytics
18 33 (22.15%) Full Stack Development
19 32 (21.48%) Wireframes
19 32 (21.48%) Sprint Planning
19 32 (21.48%) Adobe XD
19 32 (21.48%) Front End Development
20 31 (20.81%) CMS
20 31 (20.81%) QA
21 30 (20.13%) Mobile First
21 30 (20.13%) DevOps
22 29 (19.46%) C#
22 29 (19.46%) Sketch

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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 31 (20.81%) CMS
2 7 (4.70%) WordPress
3 6 (4.03%) Drupal
4 5 (3.36%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.68%) Apache TomEE
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
5 4 (2.68%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.34%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.67%) Confluence
8 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (21.48%) Adobe XD
2 29 (19.46%) Sketch
3 18 (12.08%) Photoshop
4 15 (10.07%) InDesign
5 9 (6.04%) Campfire
6 6 (4.03%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (2.68%) InVision
8 3 (2.01%) Zeplin
9 2 (1.34%) GIMP
9 2 (1.34%) Pixelmator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.11%) npm
2 22 (14.77%) Figma
3 17 (11.41%) AWS
4 12 (8.05%) Azure
5 9 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.37%) PaaS
7 7 (4.70%) SaaS
8 5 (3.36%) GitHub
9 4 (2.68%) IaaS
10 2 (1.34%) SAP Commerce Cloud
11 1 (0.67%) Azure DevOps
11 1 (0.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.77%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (12.08%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.37%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.03%) Redis
7 4 (2.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (37.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.75%) Cypress.io
3 16 (10.74%) webpack
4 14 (9.40%) Jasmine
4 14 (9.40%) Karma Test Runner
5 9 (6.04%) ESLint
5 9 (6.04%) Protractor
6 7 (4.70%) Gradle
7 6 (4.03%) SonarQube
8 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.68%) Ant
9 4 (2.68%) Flyway
9 4 (2.68%) GitLab
9 4 (2.68%) JMeter
9 4 (2.68%) JUnit
9 4 (2.68%) Maven
9 4 (2.68%) Selenium
9 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (28.19%) Social Skills
2 21 (14.09%) Finance
3 20 (13.42%) Retail
4 16 (10.74%) Games
5 12 (8.05%) Banking
5 12 (8.05%) Marketing
6 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.04%) Advertising
8 8 (5.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (4.70%) Publishing
10 5 (3.36%) Law
11 1 (0.67%) Electronics
11 1 (0.67%) Legal
11 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.67%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 98 (65.77%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (16.78%) Designer
4 24 (16.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (12.75%) UI Designer
6 18 (12.08%) UI Developer
7 17 (11.41%) UX Designer
8 15 (10.07%) UI/UX Designer
9 12 (8.05%) UX Developer
10 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.71%) UI/UX Developer
11 9 (6.04%) React Developer
12 8 (5.37%) Flutter Developer
13 7 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (4.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 5 (3.36%) Lead Designer
15 4 (2.68%) Cloud Engineer
15 4 (2.68%) Junior
15 4 (2.68%) Junior Developer
15 4 (2.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (73.15%) HTML
2 105 (70.47%) CSS
3 69 (46.31%) Sass
4 60 (40.27%) HTML5
4 60 (40.27%) React
5 43 (28.86%) REST
6 39 (26.17%) AngularJS
6 39 (26.17%) CSS3
7 27 (18.12%) .NET
8 26 (17.45%) jQuery
9 22 (14.77%) Elastic Stack
9 22 (14.77%) Node.js
10 21 (14.09%) Jest
11 16 (10.74%) Flutter
12 13 (8.72%) NgRx
13 12 (8.05%) DOM
13 12 (8.05%) Enzyme
13 12 (8.05%) GatsbyJS
13 12 (8.05%) JSON
13 12 (8.05%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (62.42%) User Experience
2 14 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.70%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (4.03%) Wiki
7 5 (3.36%) Graphic Design
8 4 (2.68%) Blog
8 4 (2.68%) IoT
8 4 (2.68%) Social Media
8 4 (2.68%) Social Network
9 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.34%) Vector Graphics
10 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.67%) Hackathon
10 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.68%) Linux
1 4 (2.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.67%) Android
2 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (67.79%) Agile
2 67 (44.97%) UX Design
3 40 (26.85%) Scrum
4 36 (24.16%) Analytics
5 33 (22.15%) Full Stack Development
6 32 (21.48%) Front End Development
6 32 (21.48%) Sprint Planning
6 32 (21.48%) Wireframes
7 30 (20.13%) DevOps
7 30 (20.13%) Mobile First
8 27 (18.12%) Prototyping
9 24 (16.11%) Collaborative Working
9 24 (16.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (16.11%) SEO
9 24 (16.11%) Web Development
10 23 (15.44%) Artificial Intelligence
11 21 (14.09%) Content Management
11 21 (14.09%) Interaction Design
12 20 (13.42%) E-Commerce
13 19 (12.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (56.38%) JavaScript
2 48 (32.21%) TypeScript
3 29 (19.46%) C#
4 24 (16.11%) ES6
5 20 (13.42%) Python
6 18 (12.08%) SQL
7 8 (5.37%) Dart
8 7 (4.70%) Java
8 7 (4.70%) PHP
8 7 (4.70%) Ruby
9 4 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.34%) ES7
11 1 (0.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 12 (8.05%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (69.13%) Accessibility
2 31 (20.81%) QA
3 9 (6.04%) GDPR
4 8 (5.37%) WAI
System Software
1 26 (17.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (12.08%) Kibana
2 8 (5.37%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.68%) Grafana
3 4 (2.68%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (33.56%) Adobe
2 5 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.68%) New Relic
3 4 (2.68%) Oracle
4 2 (1.34%) Google
5 1 (0.67%) Apple
5 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore