Period
to 19 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1035 1085 1088
Rank change year-on-year +50 +3 +116
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 41 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.038% 0.049%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.30% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 54
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +36.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £33,412 £37,500 £27,150
90th Percentile £61,500 £71,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +32.14% -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 19,296 21,287 19,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.03% 12.82% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14,116 16,622 15,770
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £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 19 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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
North of England +54 19 £44,817 +12.04%
London +15 14 £52,133 -2.10% 1
North West +37 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire +32 9 £52,133 +22.67%
South East +62 6 £50,000 +11.11%
North East +24 1 £36,823 -9.08%
South West +22 1 £37,500 -16.67%
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
WCAG
UK

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
2 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
3 21 (51.22%) Coaching
3 21 (51.22%) Microservices
3 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (48.78%) JIRA
4 20 (48.78%) Confluence
4 20 (48.78%) BDD
4 20 (48.78%) Mentoring
5 19 (46.34%) Slack
5 19 (46.34%) HTML
5 19 (46.34%) CSS
6 17 (41.46%) HP UFT
6 17 (41.46%) LoadRunner
6 17 (41.46%) JMeter
6 17 (41.46%) Waterfall
6 17 (41.46%) OWASP
6 17 (41.46%) Nessus
6 17 (41.46%) Burp Suite
7 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
8 11 (26.83%) Front End Development
9 10 (24.39%) Analytics
10 9 (21.95%) HTML5
10 9 (21.95%) User Experience
11 8 (19.51%) webpack
11 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
11 8 (19.51%) CSS3
11 8 (19.51%) TDD
12 7 (17.07%) Node.js

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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 20 (48.78%) Confluence
2 5 (12.20%) CMS
2 5 (12.20%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.88%) Mule
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.88%) InVision
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Slack
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) GitHub
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) npm
3 2 (4.88%) Yarn
4 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
1 22 (53.66%) Jenkins
2 20 (48.78%) JIRA
3 17 (41.46%) Burp Suite
3 17 (41.46%) HP UFT
3 17 (41.46%) JMeter
3 17 (41.46%) LoadRunner
4 8 (19.51%) webpack
5 6 (14.63%) Mocha
6 5 (12.20%) Grunt
7 4 (9.76%) gulp
7 4 (9.76%) Selenium
8 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.32%) JUnit
9 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
9 2 (4.88%) Babel
9 2 (4.88%) Bower
9 2 (4.88%) Maven
9 2 (4.88%) PostCSS
9 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.44%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Test Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (24.39%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Designer
4 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.32%) UX Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior UX Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (2.44%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) CSS
1 19 (46.34%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) HTML5
3 8 (19.51%) CSS3
4 7 (17.07%) Node.js
4 7 (17.07%) Sass
5 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
5 6 (14.63%) Jest
5 6 (14.63%) jQuery
6 5 (12.20%) LESS
6 5 (12.20%) React Native
6 5 (12.20%) REST
7 4 (9.76%) React
7 4 (9.76%) Redux
8 3 (7.32%) JSON
8 3 (7.32%) RESTful
8 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.32%) Vue.js
9 2 (4.88%) .NET
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) W3C
4 2 (4.88%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.88%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Animation
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Coaching
2 21 (51.22%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (51.22%) Microservices
3 20 (48.78%) BDD
3 20 (48.78%) Mentoring
4 17 (41.46%) OWASP
4 17 (41.46%) Waterfall
5 11 (26.83%) Front End Development
6 10 (24.39%) Analytics
7 8 (19.51%) TDD
7 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
8 6 (14.63%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (9.76%) Mobile First
9 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) Wireframes
10 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.32%) ES6
3 2 (4.88%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Groovy
3 2 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) Java 8
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) ES7
4 1 (2.44%) Scala
4 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Section 508
2 1 (2.44%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) Nessus
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (4.88%) Terraform
3 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Adobe
1 3 (7.32%) Google
2 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
2 2 (4.88%) Cadence
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) Hotjar
3 1 (2.44%) Instagram
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter