Period
to 19 January 2022

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

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 879 715 949
Rank change year-on-year -164 +234 +91
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 140 34 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.060% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 89 26 46
10th Percentile £28,250 £36,875 £30,125
25th Percentile £37,500 £50,938 £35,830
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £66,250 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.98% +59.64% -12.63%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £100,000 - £65,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +50.00% -11.11%

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 16,924 7,176 15,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.23% 12.70% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11,049 5,504 11,936
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,048
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.87% +4.10%

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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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -172 80 £75,000 -11.76% 17
South East -90 32 £52,500 +10.53% 2
North of England -99 25 £29,500 -57.86% 5
North West -84 13 £32,500 -56.67% 2
North East -21 11 £29,500 -42.44% 2
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
East of England -105 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 103 (73.57%) CSS
2 98 (70.00%) HTML
2 98 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (69.29%) Accessibility
4 81 (57.86%) User Experience
5 79 (56.43%) JavaScript
6 75 (53.57%) React
7 69 (49.29%) Sass
8 68 (48.57%) TypeScript
9 58 (41.43%) Front End Development
9 58 (41.43%) Git (software)
10 52 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (36.43%) HTML5
12 50 (35.71%) UX Design
12 50 (35.71%) QA
13 43 (30.71%) Software Engineering
14 40 (28.57%) DevOps
15 39 (27.86%) Test Automation
15 39 (27.86%) CSS3
16 35 (25.00%) Scrum
17 34 (24.29%) AngularJS
17 34 (24.29%) Node.js
18 33 (23.57%) Finance
19 32 (22.86%) CI/CD
19 32 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
20 31 (22.14%) npm
20 31 (22.14%) Social Skills
20 31 (22.14%) Python
20 31 (22.14%) Docker
20 31 (22.14%) GraphQL

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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 26 (18.57%) CMS
2 17 (12.14%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (6.43%) Confluence
4 7 (5.00%) WordPress
5 2 (1.43%) JBoss
5 2 (1.43%) Kentico
5 2 (1.43%) Liferay
5 2 (1.43%) Mule
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) InVision
1 23 (16.43%) Sketch
2 13 (9.29%) Campfire
3 12 (8.57%) Adobe XD
4 7 (5.00%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.14%) npm
2 20 (14.29%) AWS
3 14 (10.00%) Azure
4 13 (9.29%) Figma
5 8 (5.71%) Slack
6 7 (5.00%) SaaS
7 5 (3.57%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (3.57%) GCP
8 4 (2.86%) Azure Functions
8 4 (2.86%) Azure Logic Apps
8 4 (2.86%) Serverless
9 2 (1.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.71%) prismic.io
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) Broadband
2 6 (4.29%) DNS
2 6 (4.29%) SSL
3 5 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.57%) NoSQL
1 12 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (41.43%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.57%) webpack
3 23 (16.43%) Cypress.io
4 18 (12.86%) Selenium
5 17 (12.14%) PostCSS
6 16 (11.43%) Jenkins
7 15 (10.71%) ESLint
8 12 (8.57%) JIRA
9 10 (7.14%) Visual Studio Code
10 9 (6.43%) GitLab
11 8 (5.71%) gulp
12 7 (5.00%) TeamCity
13 6 (4.29%) Axure RP
14 5 (3.57%) Bitbucket
14 5 (3.57%) GoCD
14 5 (3.57%) JUnit
14 5 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (3.57%) Protractor
14 5 (3.57%) PyCharm
14 5 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 33 (23.57%) Finance
2 31 (22.14%) Social Skills
3 14 (10.00%) Retail
4 11 (7.86%) Marketing
5 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.00%) Legal
7 6 (4.29%) Law
8 4 (2.86%) Banking
9 3 (2.14%) Games
10 2 (1.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.43%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (60.00%) Developer
2 47 (33.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 37 (26.43%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 20 (14.29%) React Developer
5 20 (14.29%) Senior React Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 10 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) UI Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 8 (5.71%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Designer
10 7 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Tester
10 7 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
10 7 (5.00%) UX Designer
10 7 (5.00%) UX Developer
10 7 (5.00%) WordPress Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Senior WordPress Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (73.57%) CSS
2 98 (70.00%) HTML
3 75 (53.57%) React
4 69 (49.29%) Sass
5 51 (36.43%) HTML5
6 39 (27.86%) CSS3
7 34 (24.29%) AngularJS
7 34 (24.29%) Node.js
8 31 (22.14%) GraphQL
9 25 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (15.00%) Vue.js
11 19 (13.57%) jQuery
12 18 (12.86%) Jest
12 18 (12.86%) Next.js
13 17 (12.14%) .NET
13 17 (12.14%) Redux
14 16 (11.43%) Puppeteer
14 16 (11.43%) Spring
14 16 (11.43%) Spring Boot
14 16 (11.43%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 81 (57.86%) User Experience
2 16 (11.43%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.14%) W3C
4 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.29%) Renewable Energy
5 4 (2.86%) Animation
6 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.71%) Unix
1 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (41.43%) Front End Development
3 52 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
4 50 (35.71%) UX Design
5 43 (30.71%) Software Engineering
6 40 (28.57%) DevOps
7 39 (27.86%) Test Automation
8 35 (25.00%) Scrum
9 32 (22.86%) CI/CD
9 32 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (21.43%) Sprint Planning
10 30 (21.43%) Unit Testing
11 27 (19.29%) Analytics
12 23 (16.43%) Full Stack Development
13 21 (15.00%) Mobile First
14 19 (13.57%) OWASP
15 18 (12.86%) Information Management
15 18 (12.86%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (12.14%) Microservices
16 17 (12.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (56.43%) JavaScript
2 68 (48.57%) TypeScript
3 31 (22.14%) Python
4 28 (20.00%) Java
5 23 (16.43%) ES6
6 22 (15.71%) Scala
7 16 (11.43%) ES7
7 16 (11.43%) Java 11
7 16 (11.43%) Kotlin
8 15 (10.71%) C#
9 10 (7.14%) PHP
9 10 (7.14%) SQL
10 7 (5.00%) Go
11 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Elm
12 1 (0.71%) Haskell
12 1 (0.71%) Tcl
12 1 (0.71%) VB
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) SANS
2 9 (6.43%) Degree
3 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (69.29%) Accessibility
2 50 (35.71%) QA
3 14 (10.00%) GDPR
4 2 (1.43%) WAI
5 1 (0.71%) DICOM
5 1 (0.71%) HL7
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) Section 508
System Software
1 31 (22.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (16.43%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.57%) Kibana
3 5 (3.57%) Istio
3 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.57%) Prometheus
3 5 (3.57%) Terraform
4 2 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Adobe
2 11 (7.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle
4 5 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.71%) Mercator
6 1 (0.71%) Optimizely