Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1050 1070 1182
Rank change year-on-year +20 +112 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 98 119 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.067% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75 95 77
England median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,700
UK median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +14.29%

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 21291 23160 26489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.74% 13.01% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15973 18434 21122
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +15 62 £52,500 +61.54% 1
South West +35 15 £32,500 +18.18%
South East +50 14 £29,000 -17.14%
East Midlands +36 5 £27,945 -22.91%
Midlands +36 5 £27,945 -20.16%
North West -3 2 £40,000 -3.03% 1
North of England -7 2 £40,000 +19.40% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 72 (73.47%) HTML
2 71 (72.45%) CSS
3 62 (63.27%) JavaScript
3 62 (63.27%) User Experience
4 45 (45.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 44 (44.90%) Sass
5 44 (44.90%) HTML5
6 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (37.76%) Front End Development
8 33 (33.67%) webpack
9 32 (32.65%) gulp
9 32 (32.65%) AngularJS
10 31 (31.63%) .NET
11 30 (30.61%) CSS3
12 27 (27.55%) Wireframes
13 26 (26.53%) Mobile App
14 25 (25.51%) jQuery
15 24 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
16 22 (22.45%) npm
16 22 (22.45%) Web Development
16 22 (22.45%) HTTP
17 21 (21.43%) Visual Studio
17 21 (21.43%) Apple iOS
18 20 (20.41%) Node.js
18 20 (20.41%) Backbone.js
18 20 (20.41%) Grunt
19 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
19 19 (19.39%) MVC
19 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing

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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 16 (16.33%) CMS
2 11 (11.22%) IIS
3 9 (9.18%) WordPress
4 7 (7.14%) EPiServer
4 7 (7.14%) Kentico
4 7 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (7.14%) Sitefinity
5 3 (3.06%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) nginx
7 1 (1.02%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.06%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.04%) InDesign
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.02%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.45%) npm
2 4 (4.08%) GitHub
3 3 (3.06%) Firebase
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (33.67%) webpack
2 32 (32.65%) gulp
3 21 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 20 (20.41%) Grunt
5 19 (19.39%) Git (software)
6 15 (15.31%) PostCSS
7 10 (10.20%) Bower
7 10 (10.20%) JIRA
7 10 (10.20%) Protractor
7 10 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (4.08%) Axure RP
8 4 (4.08%) Babel
8 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.08%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.04%) Moq
9 2 (2.04%) MSTest
General
1 5 (5.10%) Banking
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Local Government
2 4 (4.08%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (57.14%) Developer
2 35 (35.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (15.31%) HTML Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Architect
4 12 (12.24%) Technical Architect
5 11 (11.22%) Angular Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Designer
5 11 (11.22%) UX Designer
5 11 (11.22%) Web Developer
6 10 (10.20%) HTML CSS Developer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior Designer
7 9 (9.18%) Senior UX Designer
8 5 (5.10%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Web Designer
9 4 (4.08%) UI Designer
9 4 (4.08%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (73.47%) HTML
2 71 (72.45%) CSS
3 44 (44.90%) HTML5
3 44 (44.90%) Sass
4 32 (32.65%) AngularJS
5 31 (31.63%) .NET
6 30 (30.61%) CSS3
7 25 (25.51%) jQuery
8 24 (24.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (20.41%) Backbone.js
9 20 (20.41%) Node.js
10 17 (17.35%) REST
10 17 (17.35%) RESTful
11 16 (16.33%) Ajax
12 14 (14.29%) React
12 14 (14.29%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 13 (13.27%) JSON
13 13 (13.27%) SVG
14 12 (12.24%) Redux
15 7 (7.14%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (63.27%) User Experience
2 26 (26.53%) Mobile App
3 15 (15.31%) W3C
4 8 (8.16%) Graphic Design
5 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.08%) Semantic Web
7 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.04%) Cloud Native
8 2 (2.04%) Fintech
9 1 (1.02%) Animation
9 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.22%) Android
2 11 (11.22%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) Linux
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.92%) Responsive Web Design
2 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.76%) Front End Development
4 27 (27.55%) Wireframes
5 24 (24.49%) Test Automation
6 22 (22.45%) Web Development
7 19 (19.39%) MVC
7 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing
8 16 (16.33%) Mentoring
8 16 (16.33%) TDD
9 15 (15.31%) Scrum
10 14 (14.29%) Analytics
10 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (12.24%) Coaching
11 12 (12.24%) Content Management
12 11 (11.22%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (11.22%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (10.20%) BDD
14 8 (8.16%) Open Source
14 8 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (63.27%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.29%) C#
2 14 (14.29%) PHP
2 14 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 13 (13.27%) Java
4 10 (10.20%) ES6
5 5 (5.10%) ECMAScript
6 4 (4.08%) Ruby
6 4 (4.08%) SQL
7 3 (3.06%) Go
8 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.04%) Python
8 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) WAI
2 1 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Section 508
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Capita
3 7 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.14%) Telerik
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.04%) Civica