Period
to 18 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 623 471 725
Rank change year-on-year -152 +254 +58
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 106 3 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.015% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.41% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 60 3 17
10th Percentile £37,500 £55,250 £49,200
25th Percentile £44,688 £55,625 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +37.50%
75th Percentile £85,000 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £88,250 " £68,650
England median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £53,133
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.63% +32.83%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7,512 2,289 7,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.93% 11.82% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,738 1,874 5,569
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,300 £100,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in London

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Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WCAG in London

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Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCAG in London over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Salary histogram for WCAG in London

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Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the London region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Central London -59 9 £75,000 +20.00% 4
South London - 5 £75,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 London region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 76 (71.70%) React
2 74 (69.81%) TypeScript
3 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
4 69 (65.09%) CSS
5 67 (63.21%) HTML
6 62 (58.49%) Accessibility
7 57 (53.77%) Git (software)
8 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (50.94%) User Experience
10 53 (50.00%) Software Engineering
11 52 (49.06%) Sass
12 40 (37.74%) Java
12 40 (37.74%) HTML5
13 39 (36.79%) CSS3
13 39 (36.79%) Jest
14 37 (34.91%) DevOps
15 35 (33.02%) QA
16 34 (32.08%) Test Automation
16 34 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (31.13%) Node.js
18 32 (30.19%) webpack
19 30 (28.30%) Front End Development
19 30 (28.30%) REST
20 29 (27.36%) GraphQL
20 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (27.36%) Social Skills
21 28 (26.42%) Web Design
21 28 (26.42%) Vue.js
22 27 (25.47%) Azure
23 26 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (19.81%) CMS
2 13 (12.26%) Kentico
3 11 (10.38%) WordPress
4 7 (6.60%) Drupal
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) InVision
1 19 (17.92%) Sketch
2 5 (4.72%) Figma
3 2 (1.89%) Flinto
3 2 (1.89%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.47%) Azure
2 24 (22.64%) AWS
3 18 (16.98%) Slack
4 6 (5.66%) GCP
5 5 (4.72%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 5 (4.72%) GitHub
6 4 (3.77%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (3.77%) GitHub Actions
7 2 (1.89%) npm
7 2 (1.89%) prismic.io
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) DNS
1 11 (10.38%) SSL
2 8 (7.55%) HTTP
3 4 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 57 (53.77%) Git (software)
2 32 (30.19%) webpack
3 23 (21.70%) Cypress.io
4 18 (16.98%) Selenium
5 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
5 17 (16.04%) PostCSS
5 17 (16.04%) TeamCity
6 15 (14.15%) Storybook
7 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio Code
8 6 (5.66%) gulp
8 6 (5.66%) Protractor
8 6 (5.66%) SonarQube
9 5 (4.72%) Axure RP
10 4 (3.77%) ESLint
10 4 (3.77%) GitLab
10 4 (3.77%) GoCD
10 4 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (3.77%) PyCharm
11 3 (2.83%) JIRA
12 2 (1.89%) Balsamiq
General
1 29 (27.36%) Social Skills
2 23 (21.70%) Finance
3 5 (4.72%) Marketing
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 48 (45.28%) Developer
2 29 (27.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (26.42%) Senior Developer
4 18 (16.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 17 (16.04%) React Developer
6 15 (14.15%) Senior React Developer
7 11 (10.38%) WordPress Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior WordPress Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.72%) Tester
11 4 (3.77%) JavaScript Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) UI Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Architect
12 3 (2.83%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Software Developer
13 2 (1.89%) .NET Developer
13 2 (1.89%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (1.89%) UI Designer
13 2 (1.89%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (71.70%) React
2 69 (65.09%) CSS
3 67 (63.21%) HTML
4 52 (49.06%) Sass
5 40 (37.74%) HTML5
6 39 (36.79%) CSS3
6 39 (36.79%) Jest
7 33 (31.13%) Node.js
8 30 (28.30%) REST
9 29 (27.36%) GraphQL
10 28 (26.42%) Vue.js
11 26 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (23.58%) AngularJS
12 25 (23.58%) Redux
13 19 (17.92%) .NET
14 17 (16.04%) Puppeteer
14 17 (16.04%) Spring
14 17 (16.04%) Spring Boot
14 17 (16.04%) Web Components
15 13 (12.26%) Parceljs
Miscellaneous
1 54 (50.94%) User Experience
2 13 (12.26%) Virtual Team
3 11 (10.38%) Renewable Energy
4 9 (8.49%) W3C
5 7 (6.60%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Android
1 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.89%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 37 (34.91%) DevOps
4 34 (32.08%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (32.08%) Test Automation
5 30 (28.30%) Front End Development
6 29 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (26.42%) Web Design
8 24 (22.64%) Unit Testing
9 22 (20.75%) TDD
10 20 (18.87%) OWASP
11 19 (17.92%) Microservices
12 17 (16.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (16.04%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (14.15%) Deployment Automation
13 15 (14.15%) Line Management
14 14 (13.21%) User Stories
15 13 (12.26%) Open Source
16 12 (11.32%) Project Management
17 9 (8.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (69.81%) TypeScript
2 72 (67.92%) JavaScript
3 40 (37.74%) Java
4 24 (22.64%) PHP
4 24 (22.64%) Python
5 19 (17.92%) ES6
6 17 (16.04%) ES7
6 17 (16.04%) Go
6 17 (16.04%) Java 11
6 17 (16.04%) Kotlin
6 17 (16.04%) Scala
7 13 (12.26%) SQL
8 1 (0.94%) Ada
8 1 (0.94%) C#
8 1 (0.94%) Tcl
8 1 (0.94%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) SANS
2 5 (4.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (58.49%) Accessibility
2 35 (33.02%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) DICOM
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
3 1 (0.94%) HL7
3 1 (0.94%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.77%) Istio
2 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.77%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) Netlify
4 3 (2.83%) hybris
4 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.94%) Google