Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1048 1073 1114
Rank change year-on-year +25 +41 +82
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 73 100 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.061% 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.49% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 90
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% -7.28%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,013 £58,000 £61,375
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 20,268 20,522 23,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.23% 12.49% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15,477 15,280 18,849
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +31 46 £40,000 -21.95% 12
South West +6 10 £32,500 - 1
North of England +29 7 £31,500 - 8
Midlands +25 5 £40,000 +43.14%
South East -16 5 £50,000 +72.41% 1
North West +10 4 £34,317 - 5
East Midlands -3 4 £40,000 +43.14%
Yorkshire - 3 £31,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
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UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 64 (87.67%) HTML
2 59 (80.82%) CSS
3 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
4 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (54.79%) User Experience
6 31 (42.47%) AngularJS
7 28 (38.36%) Sass
8 27 (36.99%) Front End Development
9 26 (35.62%) HTML5
9 26 (35.62%) CSS3
10 25 (34.25%) Node.js
11 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
12 23 (31.51%) TDD
13 22 (30.14%) Web Development
14 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
15 19 (26.03%) W3C
15 19 (26.03%) Coaching
16 18 (24.66%) gulp
17 17 (23.29%) webpack
17 17 (23.29%) Mentoring
17 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
18 16 (21.92%) Backbone.js
18 16 (21.92%) Redux
19 15 (20.55%) npm
19 15 (20.55%) React
19 15 (20.55%) Vue.js
19 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
19 15 (20.55%) Mobile App
19 15 (20.55%) Grunt

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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 11 (15.07%) CMS
2 7 (9.59%) Drupal
3 5 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.48%) Confluence
5 3 (4.11%) WordPress
6 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (8.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.85%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (5.48%) InVision
5 1 (1.37%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) npm
2 4 (5.48%) GitHub
2 4 (5.48%) Slack
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) HTTP
2 5 (6.85%) Extranet
3 3 (4.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Git (software)
2 18 (24.66%) gulp
3 17 (23.29%) webpack
4 15 (20.55%) Grunt
5 14 (19.18%) PostCSS
6 10 (13.70%) Selenium
7 8 (10.96%) WebDriver
8 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
9 5 (6.85%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.48%) Burp Suite
10 4 (5.48%) HP UFT
10 4 (5.48%) JIRA
10 4 (5.48%) JMeter
10 4 (5.48%) LoadRunner
11 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
11 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.74%) Babel
12 2 (2.74%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (10.96%) Advertising
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (19.18%) Architect
4 13 (17.81%) Technical Architect
5 11 (15.07%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (15.07%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Designer
7 6 (8.22%) UX Designer
8 5 (6.85%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.85%) Tester
8 5 (6.85%) Visual Designer
9 4 (5.48%) Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Usability Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (87.67%) HTML
2 59 (80.82%) CSS
3 31 (42.47%) AngularJS
4 28 (38.36%) Sass
5 26 (35.62%) CSS3
5 26 (35.62%) HTML5
6 25 (34.25%) Node.js
7 16 (21.92%) Backbone.js
7 16 (21.92%) Redux
8 15 (20.55%) React
8 15 (20.55%) Vue.js
9 14 (19.18%) REST
9 14 (19.18%) SVG
10 13 (17.81%) Ajax
10 13 (17.81%) RESTful
11 12 (16.44%) Web Services
12 11 (15.07%) XML
13 10 (13.70%) JSON
14 7 (9.59%) jQuery
15 5 (6.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (54.79%) User Experience
2 19 (26.03%) W3C
3 15 (20.55%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.85%) Social Media
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Fintech
5 2 (2.74%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Front End Development
3 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
4 23 (31.51%) TDD
5 22 (30.14%) Web Development
6 19 (26.03%) Coaching
7 17 (23.29%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (23.29%) Mentoring
8 16 (21.92%) Unit Testing
9 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 14 (19.18%) Analytics
10 14 (19.18%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (19.18%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (17.81%) Collaborative Working
11 13 (17.81%) OO
11 13 (17.81%) Presales
11 13 (17.81%) Software Delivery
12 9 (12.33%) BDD
12 9 (12.33%) Content Management
13 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.96%) ES6
2 8 (10.96%) TypeScript
3 7 (9.59%) C#
3 7 (9.59%) SQL
4 6 (8.22%) PHP
5 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) VBScript
6 3 (4.11%) C
6 3 (4.11%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.37%) ES7
7 1 (1.37%) ES8
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) WMI
2 4 (5.48%) Nessus
3 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Adobe
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) LexisNexis
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) Sun
4 2 (2.74%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Apple