Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 811 660 1039
Rank change year-on-year -151 +379 +54
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 175 9 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.020% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.11% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 98 7 28
10th Percentile £28,175 £52,000 £33,390
25th Percentile £35,625 £54,750 £39,853
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £53,133
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.92% +36.24%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £67,800
UK median annual salary £48,125 £54,000 £53,133
% change year-on-year -10.88% +1.63% +36.24%

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 15,732 5,671 18,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.57% 12.56% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,115 4,519 13,736
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -

WCAG
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

WCAG
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WCAG in England.

Salary trend for WCAG in England

WCAG
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCAG in England over the 6 months to 24 September 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 24 September 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 - 103 £65,000 - 14
South East -119 39 £42,500 -29.17% 4
North of England -112 22 £29,163 -61.12% 9
North West -78 12 £29,163 -61.12% 4
North East - 9 £27,500 - 3
South West -98 6 - -
West Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
WCAG
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 128 (73.14%) CSS
2 123 (70.29%) HTML
3 115 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (61.71%) Accessibility
5 101 (57.71%) User Experience
5 101 (57.71%) TypeScript
6 100 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 100 (57.14%) React
7 89 (50.86%) Sass
8 71 (40.57%) Git (software)
9 59 (33.71%) AngularJS
9 59 (33.71%) Software Engineering
10 58 (33.14%) Problem-Solving
11 57 (32.57%) DevOps
11 57 (32.57%) Front End Development
12 55 (31.43%) HTML5
12 55 (31.43%) QA
13 54 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (30.86%) CSS3
14 50 (28.57%) Unit Testing
15 45 (25.71%) Scrum
15 45 (25.71%) Java
15 45 (25.71%) webpack
15 45 (25.71%) Jest
16 43 (24.57%) CMS
17 40 (22.86%) Test Automation
18 39 (22.29%) REST
19 37 (21.14%) npm
20 36 (20.57%) Vue.js
20 36 (20.57%) Social Skills

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 43 (24.57%) CMS
2 13 (7.43%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (7.43%) Kentico
3 12 (6.86%) WordPress
4 8 (4.57%) Drupal
5 3 (1.71%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) JBoss
6 2 (1.14%) Liferay
6 2 (1.14%) Mule
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 32 (18.29%) Sketch
2 28 (16.00%) InVision
3 23 (13.14%) Figma
4 20 (11.43%) Campfire
5 12 (6.86%) Zeplin
6 9 (5.14%) Adobe XD
7 6 (3.43%) Photoshop
8 3 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (1.71%) GIMP
8 3 (1.71%) Inkscape
8 3 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (1.14%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (21.14%) npm
2 34 (19.43%) Azure
3 28 (16.00%) AWS
4 18 (10.29%) Slack
5 11 (6.29%) GitHub
6 9 (5.14%) SaaS
7 8 (4.57%) GitHub Actions
8 6 (3.43%) GCP
9 5 (2.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 5 (2.86%) Serverless
10 4 (2.29%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (2.29%) Azure Functions
10 4 (2.29%) Azure Logic Apps
11 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.14%) prismic.io
12 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.57%) Broadband
2 14 (8.00%) HTTP
3 11 (6.29%) DNS
3 11 (6.29%) SSL
4 4 (2.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.71%) Big Data
6 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (40.57%) Git (software)
2 45 (25.71%) webpack
3 30 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 26 (14.86%) Cypress.io
4 26 (14.86%) Selenium
5 24 (13.71%) ESLint
6 18 (10.29%) TeamCity
7 16 (9.14%) PostCSS
8 15 (8.57%) Storybook
9 10 (5.71%) Jasmine
10 9 (5.14%) JIRA
10 9 (5.14%) JUnit
10 9 (5.14%) Visual Studio Code
11 8 (4.57%) Axure RP
12 6 (3.43%) gulp
12 6 (3.43%) Protractor
12 6 (3.43%) SonarQube
13 5 (2.86%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.86%) GoCD
13 5 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (20.57%) Social Skills
2 34 (19.43%) Finance
3 13 (7.43%) Legal
4 10 (5.71%) Marketing
4 10 (5.71%) Retail
5 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.00%) Games
6 6 (3.43%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 90 (51.43%) Developer
2 54 (30.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 17 (9.71%) React Developer
6 14 (8.00%) Senior React Developer
7 12 (6.86%) Designer
7 12 (6.86%) UX Designer
8 11 (6.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (6.29%) WordPress Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Senior WordPress Developer
10 8 (4.57%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) UI Designer
10 8 (4.57%) UI/UX Designer
11 6 (3.43%) Architect
11 6 (3.43%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.86%) JavaScript Engineer
12 5 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (73.14%) CSS
2 123 (70.29%) HTML
3 100 (57.14%) React
4 89 (50.86%) Sass
5 59 (33.71%) AngularJS
6 55 (31.43%) HTML5
7 54 (30.86%) CSS3
8 45 (25.71%) Jest
9 39 (22.29%) REST
10 36 (20.57%) Vue.js
11 32 (18.29%) Node.js
12 29 (16.57%) .NET
12 29 (16.57%) GraphQL
13 28 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (15.43%) Redux
15 19 (10.86%) jQuery
15 19 (10.86%) Spring
16 17 (9.71%) Spring Boot
17 16 (9.14%) Puppeteer
17 16 (9.14%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 101 (57.71%) User Experience
2 13 (7.43%) Virtual Team
3 11 (6.29%) Renewable Energy
3 11 (6.29%) W3C
4 9 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.71%) Animation
8 3 (1.71%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.29%) Android
1 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.14%) Windows
2 2 (1.14%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.71%) Software Engineering
3 58 (33.14%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (32.57%) DevOps
4 57 (32.57%) Front End Development
5 54 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 45 (25.71%) Scrum
8 40 (22.86%) Test Automation
9 30 (17.14%) Web Development
10 29 (16.57%) Analytics
10 29 (16.57%) Sprint Planning
10 29 (16.57%) Web Design
11 28 (16.00%) Content Management
12 26 (14.86%) TDD
13 24 (13.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 24 (13.71%) Microservices
14 23 (13.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 23 (13.14%) Data Science
14 23 (13.14%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 101 (57.71%) TypeScript
2 100 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 45 (25.71%) Java
4 30 (17.14%) Python
5 26 (14.86%) PHP
6 21 (12.00%) Scala
7 18 (10.29%) ES6
7 18 (10.29%) SQL
8 17 (9.71%) Go
8 17 (9.71%) Kotlin
9 16 (9.14%) ES7
9 16 (9.14%) Java 11
10 14 (8.00%) C#
11 4 (2.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) Ada
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) Tcl
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) SANS
2 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.57%) Degree
4 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (61.71%) Accessibility
2 55 (31.43%) QA
3 21 (12.00%) GDPR
4 3 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.71%) WAI
5 1 (0.57%) DICOM
5 1 (0.57%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (12.57%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.14%) Kibana
3 4 (2.29%) Istio
3 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.29%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) logstash
5 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.43%) Adobe
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle
4 4 (2.29%) Mercator
4 4 (2.29%) Netlify
5 3 (1.71%) hybris
5 3 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.57%) Google