Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1081 1076 1162
Rank change year-on-year -5 +86 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 62 78 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.048% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.39% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 70
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,450 £30,100 £28,750
90th Percentile £52,650 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 21,561 19,781 24,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.28% 12.15% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,581 15,379 19,911
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +18 40 £40,000 -8.34% 9
South West +3 13 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Midlands +1 4 £40,000 -27.27% 3
North of England +1 4 £31,750 -23.03% 3
East Midlands +5 3 £40,000 -27.27%
North West +8 2 £25,000 -41.18% 3
North East -17 2 £40,500 +1.25%
South East -8 1 £45,000 +47.54% 1
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 53 (85.48%) HTML
2 51 (82.26%) JavaScript
3 48 (77.42%) CSS
4 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (66.13%) Sass
6 40 (64.52%) AngularJS
7 38 (61.29%) User Experience
8 36 (58.06%) Node.js
9 32 (51.61%) Test Automation
10 29 (46.77%) TDD
11 27 (43.55%) SVG
11 27 (43.55%) REST
11 27 (43.55%) Grunt
11 27 (43.55%) webpack
12 26 (41.94%) gulp
12 26 (41.94%) Mobile App
12 26 (41.94%) HTTP
13 25 (40.32%) Unit Testing
13 25 (40.32%) Redux
14 24 (38.71%) npm
14 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (37.10%) Risk Assessment
15 23 (37.10%) PostCSS
15 23 (37.10%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 23 (37.10%) Backbone.js
15 23 (37.10%) Coaching
16 22 (35.48%) Mentoring
16 22 (35.48%) Software Delivery
16 22 (35.48%) Analytics
16 22 (35.48%) Presales

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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 9 (14.52%) CMS
2 7 (11.29%) Drupal
3 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.23%) WordPress
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) npm
2 3 (4.84%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Broadband
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Grunt
1 27 (43.55%) webpack
2 26 (41.94%) gulp
3 23 (37.10%) PostCSS
4 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
5 10 (16.13%) Selenium
6 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
7 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
8 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.23%) Bower
10 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.23%) JIRA
10 2 (3.23%) PhantomJS
10 2 (3.23%) Protractor
10 2 (3.23%) Sublime Text
10 2 (3.23%) WebStorm
11 1 (1.61%) RIATest
General
1 6 (9.68%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Polish Language
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Architect
2 22 (35.48%) Technical Architect
3 18 (29.03%) Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.06%) Angular Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) QA Tester
5 5 (8.06%) Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Development Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Usability Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Web Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) HTML
2 48 (77.42%) CSS
3 41 (66.13%) Sass
4 40 (64.52%) AngularJS
5 36 (58.06%) Node.js
6 27 (43.55%) REST
6 27 (43.55%) SVG
7 25 (40.32%) Redux
8 23 (37.10%) Backbone.js
8 23 (37.10%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 22 (35.48%) Ajax
10 14 (22.58%) CSS3
10 14 (22.58%) HTML5
11 11 (17.74%) XML
12 9 (14.52%) Web Services
13 8 (12.90%) JSON
13 8 (12.90%) React
13 8 (12.90%) RESTful
14 5 (8.06%) Ionic Framework
14 5 (8.06%) Raphaël
Miscellaneous
1 38 (61.29%) User Experience
2 26 (41.94%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.68%) W3C
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Test Automation
3 29 (46.77%) TDD
4 25 (40.32%) Unit Testing
5 24 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (37.10%) Coaching
6 23 (37.10%) Risk Assessment
7 22 (35.48%) Analytics
7 22 (35.48%) Collaborative Working
7 22 (35.48%) Mentoring
7 22 (35.48%) Presales
7 22 (35.48%) Software Delivery
8 16 (25.81%) Web Development
9 15 (24.19%) Front End Development
10 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (16.13%) Acceptance Criteria
11 10 (16.13%) OO
11 10 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
11 10 (16.13%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 51 (82.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) ES6
2 8 (12.90%) TypeScript
3 6 (9.68%) C#
4 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.06%) VBScript
5 4 (6.45%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
6 3 (4.84%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.23%) Java 8
7 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.61%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.61%) ES7
8 1 (1.61%) ES8
8 1 (1.61%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
1 6 (9.68%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Capita