Period
to 5 May 2021

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 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 755 881 1053
Rank change year-on-year +126 +172 +62
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 81 47 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.050% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 53 23 26
10th Percentile £36,250 £27,950 £33,412
25th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £34,121
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £42,500 £51,067
Median % change year-on-year +88.24% -16.78% +13.48%
75th Percentile £85,000 £48,750 £54,200
90th Percentile " £62,500 £58,758
UK median annual salary £66,250 £40,000 £51,067
% change year-on-year +65.63% -21.67% +13.48%

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 9,466 11,836 19,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.13% 12.49% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6,806 9,268 14,362
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,307 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,475 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 5 May 2021.

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 5 May 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 +87 44 £85,000 +21.43% 11
North of England +22 13 £45,000 +21.62% 6
South West -1 9 £38,750 +29.17% 1
North West +27 8 £30,000 -29.41% 4
East of England - 8 £37,500 - 1
South East +53 7 £42,500 -2.86% 1
North East - 5 £45,000 - 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, 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 66 (81.48%) CSS
2 64 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (77.78%) HTML
4 59 (72.84%) JavaScript
5 52 (64.20%) User Experience
6 43 (53.09%) Git (software)
6 43 (53.09%) Sass
7 41 (50.62%) Social Skills
8 39 (48.15%) TypeScript
9 38 (46.91%) QA
10 36 (44.44%) React
11 35 (43.21%) Spring
11 35 (43.21%) Software Engineering
12 34 (41.98%) Selenium
12 34 (41.98%) HTML5
13 32 (39.51%) CSS3
13 32 (39.51%) Test Automation
13 32 (39.51%) DevOps
13 32 (39.51%) Java
14 31 (38.27%) TDD
14 31 (38.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (38.27%) Cypress.io
15 30 (37.04%) Microservices
15 30 (37.04%) GraphQL
15 30 (37.04%) Sketch
16 28 (34.57%) Docker
16 28 (34.57%) Scala
16 28 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (33.33%) OWASP
17 27 (33.33%) ES6

WCAG
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 (7.41%) CMS
2 5 (6.17%) Confluence
2 5 (6.17%) Drupal
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) nginx
4 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (37.04%) Sketch
2 26 (32.10%) InVision
3 11 (13.58%) Photoshop
4 8 (9.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (4.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (4.94%) Figma
5 4 (4.94%) Fireworks
5 4 (4.94%) GIMP
5 4 (4.94%) Inkscape
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (3.70%) Adobe XD
7 2 (2.47%) Campfire
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Azure
2 9 (11.11%) AWS
2 9 (11.11%) npm
3 8 (9.88%) GitHub
4 5 (6.17%) GCP
5 4 (4.94%) Yarn
6 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.47%) Serverless
7 1 (1.23%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
2 4 (4.94%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) Broadband
3 2 (2.47%) SSH
4 1 (1.23%) DNS
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 43 (53.09%) Git (software)
2 34 (41.98%) Selenium
3 31 (38.27%) Cypress.io
4 26 (32.10%) PostCSS
5 15 (18.52%) gulp
6 12 (14.81%) Grunt
7 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 8 (9.88%) Jasmine
9 5 (6.17%) JIRA
10 4 (4.94%) Balsamiq
10 4 (4.94%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.70%) ESLint
11 3 (3.70%) Robot Framework
11 3 (3.70%) Travis CI
11 3 (3.70%) webpack
12 2 (2.47%) git-flow
12 2 (2.47%) RSpec
12 2 (2.47%) Storybook
12 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (50.62%) Social Skills
2 25 (30.86%) Finance
3 12 (14.81%) Public Sector
4 8 (9.88%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (8.64%) Marketing
6 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.94%) Legal
7 4 (4.94%) Local Government
8 2 (2.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (71.60%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 26 (32.10%) React Developer
4 18 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 17 (20.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 16 (19.75%) Senior Developer
7 10 (12.35%) UI Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Senior React Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Digital Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) Digital Project Manager
11 4 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) UI/UX Developer
11 4 (4.94%) UX Developer
11 4 (4.94%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (81.48%) CSS
2 63 (77.78%) HTML
3 43 (53.09%) Sass
4 36 (44.44%) React
5 35 (43.21%) Spring
6 34 (41.98%) HTML5
7 32 (39.51%) CSS3
8 31 (38.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (37.04%) GraphQL
10 26 (32.10%) Puppeteer
10 26 (32.10%) Spring Boot
10 26 (32.10%) Web Components
11 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
12 17 (20.99%) Node.js
13 12 (14.81%) REST
14 8 (9.88%) JSON
15 7 (8.64%) Jest
15 7 (8.64%) LAMP
15 7 (8.64%) LEMP Stack
16 6 (7.41%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (64.20%) User Experience
2 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.94%) Cyberattack
3 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.94%) NHS
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Android
1 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) CentOS
3 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (79.01%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) Software Engineering
3 32 (39.51%) DevOps
3 32 (39.51%) Test Automation
4 31 (38.27%) TDD
5 30 (37.04%) Microservices
6 28 (34.57%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (33.33%) OWASP
8 24 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (25.93%) Scrum
10 18 (22.22%) Front End Development
11 14 (17.28%) SDLC
12 11 (13.58%) Content Management
13 10 (12.35%) Project Management
14 9 (11.11%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
14 9 (11.11%) Web Development
15 8 (9.88%) Data Analysis
15 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
15 8 (9.88%) Requirements Gathering
15 8 (9.88%) User Journey Map
Programming Languages
1 59 (72.84%) JavaScript
2 39 (48.15%) TypeScript
3 32 (39.51%) Java
4 28 (34.57%) Scala
5 27 (33.33%) ES6
6 26 (32.10%) ES7
6 26 (32.10%) Kotlin
7 13 (16.05%) C#
8 9 (11.11%) PHP
9 7 (8.64%) Python
10 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.94%) Perl
11 3 (3.70%) SQL
12 1 (1.23%) Ada
12 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.23%) Go
12 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) SANS
2 5 (6.17%) Degree
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.91%) QA
2 7 (8.64%) WAI
3 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (34.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (28.40%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.47%) Kibana
3 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Adobe
2 6 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (2.47%) Mercator
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.23%) Netlify
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Progress
4 1 (1.23%) SAP