The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.79% - 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% - 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Median salary £33,750 - £23,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57%  

WCAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 132 146 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.30% 13.31% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 118 131 123
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing WCAG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in Kent

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Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCAG in Kent.

Salary trend for WCAG in Kent

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Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 6 £33,750 -
WCAG
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 9 (100.00%) SEO
1 9 (100.00%) Legal
1 9 (100.00%) Publishing
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile First
2 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (33.33%) Service Design
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) CMS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
1 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
General
1 9 (100.00%) Legal
1 9 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Content Designer
1 6 (66.67%) Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Content Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Online Content Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Web Content Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile First
1 9 (100.00%) SEO
1 9 (100.00%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Design