Period
to 19 September 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 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1007 1077 1085
Rank change year-on-year +70 +8 +54
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 37 72 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.046% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.35% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 46 62
England median annual salary £49,317 £39,500 £42,391
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.85% -6.82% +6.34%
10th Percentile £33,136 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £56,500 £62,375
UK median annual salary £53,133 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +34.51% -1.25% +0.34%

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 17,515 20,799 20,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 13.32% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12,999 15,853 15,376
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £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 19 September 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 September 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
London +56 18 £55,000 +37.50% 5
North of England +20 10 £40,823 +51.20% 7
South East +39 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Yorkshire +15 4 £43,646 +44.28% 2
North West +36 3 £43,646 +74.58% 2
North East - 3 £35,544 - 3
Midlands +37 2 - - 1
East Midlands +14 2 - - 1
South West 0 1 £36,500 +12.31% 3
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UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (56.76%) CSS
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) User Experience
3 19 (51.35%) HTML
3 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 16 (43.24%) Front End Development
5 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
6 10 (27.03%) HTML5
7 9 (24.32%) CSS3
7 9 (24.32%) Selenium
7 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
7 9 (24.32%) Analytics
7 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
8 8 (21.62%) LESS
8 8 (21.62%) Node.js
8 8 (21.62%) Coaching
8 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (21.62%) Sass
9 7 (18.92%) Confluence
9 7 (18.92%) QA
9 7 (18.92%) JMeter
9 7 (18.92%) Marketing
9 7 (18.92%) JIRA
9 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
10 6 (16.22%) Microservices
10 6 (16.22%) Burp Suite
10 6 (16.22%) Slack
10 6 (16.22%) Operational Stability
10 6 (16.22%) Public Sector

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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 7 (18.92%) Confluence
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Umbraco
3 3 (8.11%) WordPress
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) Kentico
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (8.11%) Sketch
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.41%) Chatbot
2 2 (5.41%) InVision
2 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
1 1 (2.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Slack
2 5 (13.51%) AWS
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (10.81%) Serverless
4 2 (5.41%) npm
5 1 (2.70%) Azure
5 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (24.32%) Selenium
3 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 7 (18.92%) JMeter
4 6 (16.22%) Burp Suite
4 6 (16.22%) HP UFT
4 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
5 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
6 4 (10.81%) Jasmine
6 4 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
7 3 (8.11%) webpack
8 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
8 2 (5.41%) Grunt
9 1 (2.70%) Capybara
9 1 (2.70%) Gatling
9 1 (2.70%) gulp
9 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Public Sector
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (24.32%) Test Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Designer
8 3 (8.11%) Consultant
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Designer
9 2 (5.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (5.41%) Functional Test Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) UX Designer
10 1 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
10 1 (2.70%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (56.76%) CSS
2 19 (51.35%) HTML
3 10 (27.03%) HTML5
4 9 (24.32%) CSS3
5 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
5 8 (21.62%) LESS
5 8 (21.62%) Node.js
5 8 (21.62%) Sass
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (10.81%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) RESTful
7 4 (10.81%) XML
8 3 (8.11%) React
8 3 (8.11%) Vue.js
9 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.41%) Redux
10 1 (2.70%) Behat
10 1 (2.70%) Express
10 1 (2.70%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.11%) Social Network
3 2 (5.41%) Robotics
3 2 (5.41%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
4 1 (2.70%) Blog
4 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Front End Development
3 9 (24.32%) Analytics
3 9 (24.32%) Mentoring
3 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (21.62%) Coaching
4 8 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Microservices
5 6 (16.22%) Operational Stability
5 6 (16.22%) OWASP
5 6 (16.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.22%) Web Development
6 5 (13.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) SOLID
7 4 (10.81%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) C#
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) ES6
3 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) ES7
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Section 508
2 3 (8.11%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe
2 2 (5.41%) Genesys
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Hotjar
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.70%) WooCommerce