Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1042 1082 1094
Rank change year-on-year +40 +12 +113
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 62 102 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.061% 0.065%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 81 90
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £32,679 £28,500 £27,450
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -12.50%

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 20,044 21,155 22,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.64% 12.67% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15,035 16,053 17,881
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +19 38 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North of England +39 14 £40,567 +1.42% 3
North West +22 8 £40,567 +1.42% 1
South East -3 7 £50,000 +72.41% 2
Yorkshire +33 6 £40,228 -5.35% 2
South West +8 2 £37,500 +15.38%
East Midlands +24 1 £39,000 +39.56%
Midlands +19 1 £39,000 +39.56%
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UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 47 (75.81%) HTML
1 47 (75.81%) CSS
2 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
4 31 (50.00%) User Experience
5 27 (43.55%) Coaching
6 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
7 24 (38.71%) Mentoring
7 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
8 21 (33.87%) HTML5
8 21 (33.87%) CSS3
8 21 (33.87%) Sass
8 21 (33.87%) Front End Development
9 19 (30.65%) TDD
10 18 (29.03%) Node.js
11 17 (27.42%) gulp
12 16 (25.81%) Analytics
12 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
13 15 (24.19%) BDD
13 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
13 15 (24.19%) Microservices
13 15 (24.19%) webpack
13 15 (24.19%) Vue.js
14 14 (22.58%) npm
14 14 (22.58%) Grunt
14 14 (22.58%) REST
14 14 (22.58%) Backbone.js
14 14 (22.58%) Web Development
14 14 (22.58%) Adobe

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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 12 (19.35%) Confluence
2 6 (9.68%) CMS
3 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Photoshop
2 8 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (8.06%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (6.45%) InVision
6 1 (1.61%) InDesign
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) npm
2 12 (19.35%) Slack
3 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) GitHub
3 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) Extranet
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.42%) gulp
3 15 (24.19%) Jenkins
3 15 (24.19%) webpack
4 14 (22.58%) Grunt
5 12 (19.35%) Burp Suite
5 12 (19.35%) HP UFT
5 12 (19.35%) JIRA
5 12 (19.35%) JMeter
5 12 (19.35%) LoadRunner
5 12 (19.35%) PostCSS
6 3 (4.84%) Selenium
6 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.23%) Babel
7 2 (3.23%) Bower
7 2 (3.23%) GitLab
8 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.61%) Mocha
General
1 4 (6.45%) Advertising
2 3 (4.84%) Legal
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
2 3 (4.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Music Industry
4 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (20.97%) Architect
4 12 (19.35%) Technical Architect
4 12 (19.35%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Web Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Designer
7 6 (9.68%) UX Designer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Visual Designer
9 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Lead Web Developer
11 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
11 2 (3.23%) UI/UX Developer
11 2 (3.23%) UX Developer
12 1 (1.61%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (75.81%) CSS
1 47 (75.81%) HTML
2 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
3 21 (33.87%) CSS3
3 21 (33.87%) HTML5
3 21 (33.87%) Sass
4 18 (29.03%) Node.js
5 15 (24.19%) Vue.js
6 14 (22.58%) Backbone.js
6 14 (22.58%) REST
7 12 (19.35%) Ajax
7 12 (19.35%) Redux
7 12 (19.35%) SVG
8 11 (17.74%) React
9 7 (11.29%) RESTful
9 7 (11.29%) Web Services
10 6 (9.68%) jQuery
11 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.06%) XHTML
11 5 (8.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (50.00%) User Experience
2 14 (22.58%) W3C
3 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.06%) Social Media
5 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.23%) Animation
6 2 (3.23%) Fintech
6 2 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
1 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Coaching
3 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (38.71%) Mentoring
4 21 (33.87%) Front End Development
5 19 (30.65%) TDD
6 16 (25.81%) Analytics
6 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 15 (24.19%) BDD
7 15 (24.19%) Microservices
8 14 (22.58%) Web Development
9 13 (20.97%) Software Delivery
10 12 (19.35%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (19.35%) OWASP
10 12 (19.35%) Presales
10 12 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (19.35%) Technical Leadership
10 12 (19.35%) Unit Testing
10 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
11 11 (17.74%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.52%) ES6
3 6 (9.68%) PHP
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.84%) C
5 3 (4.84%) C#
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) ES7
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) WAI
3 1 (1.61%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Nessus
2 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Adobe
2 5 (8.06%) Google
2 5 (8.06%) LexisNexis
2 5 (8.06%) Sun
3 2 (3.23%) Apple
3 2 (3.23%) Facebook
3 2 (3.23%) Twitter