Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 525 651 747
Rank change year-on-year +126 +96 +40
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 38 16 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.035% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.04% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 5
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £55,000 £52,133
Median % change year-on-year +54.55% +5.50% -2.10%
England median annual salary £73,750 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +84.38% -20.00% -1.96%

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 3,644 5,366 8,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.71% 11.64% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,740 4,151 6,104
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,875 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,750 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.60% +4.17% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +80 4 £80,000 +45.45% 3
South London - 2 £78,750 -
West London +63 1 £67,500 -20.59%
WCAG
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) HTML
2 31 (81.58%) User Experience
3 29 (76.32%) CSS
4 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
4 27 (71.05%) Sass
5 26 (68.42%) QA
5 26 (68.42%) React
5 26 (68.42%) DevOps
5 26 (68.42%) GraphQL
5 26 (68.42%) Sketch
6 25 (65.79%) TypeScript
6 25 (65.79%) Git (software)
7 24 (63.16%) Cypress.io
7 24 (63.16%) Java
7 24 (63.16%) Docker
8 23 (60.53%) Spring
8 23 (60.53%) Selenium
8 23 (60.53%) HTML5
8 23 (60.53%) CSS3
9 22 (57.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (57.89%) Scala
9 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
9 22 (57.89%) OWASP
9 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
9 22 (57.89%) Microservices
9 22 (57.89%) Spring Boot
9 22 (57.89%) Kotlin
9 22 (57.89%) SANS
9 22 (57.89%) Web Components

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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 4 (10.53%) Drupal
2 1 (2.63%) Apache TomEE
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Sketch
2 22 (57.89%) InVision
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (10.53%) Fireworks
3 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Azure
2 7 (18.42%) AWS
3 4 (10.53%) GCP
3 4 (10.53%) Yarn
4 3 (7.89%) GitHub
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.26%) Serverless
6 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Intranet
2 2 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Git (software)
2 24 (63.16%) Cypress.io
3 23 (60.53%) Selenium
4 22 (57.89%) PostCSS
5 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.53%) Grunt
6 4 (10.53%) gulp
6 4 (10.53%) Vagrant
7 3 (7.89%) git-flow
7 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
8 2 (5.26%) Mocha
8 2 (5.26%) Storybook
9 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.63%) DbUnit
9 1 (2.63%) FishEye
9 1 (2.63%) Hudson
9 1 (2.63%) JBehave
9 1 (2.63%) Mockito
9 1 (2.63%) Protractor
9 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Public Sector
3 6 (15.79%) Marketing
4 4 (10.53%) Local Government
5 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) Full Stack Developer
2 22 (57.89%) React Developer
3 17 (44.74%) Java Developer
4 10 (26.32%) UI Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (10.53%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (10.53%) UI/UX Developer
7 4 (10.53%) UX Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Backend Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Digital Product Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Product Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) HTML
2 29 (76.32%) CSS
3 27 (71.05%) Sass
4 26 (68.42%) GraphQL
4 26 (68.42%) React
5 23 (60.53%) CSS3
5 23 (60.53%) HTML5
5 23 (60.53%) Spring
6 22 (57.89%) Puppeteer
6 22 (57.89%) Spring Boot
6 22 (57.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (57.89%) Web Components
7 11 (28.95%) Node.js
8 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.79%) REST
10 4 (10.53%) Django
10 4 (10.53%) JSON
10 4 (10.53%) SOAP
10 4 (10.53%) Symfony
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (81.58%) User Experience
2 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
1 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) DevOps
3 22 (57.89%) Microservices
3 22 (57.89%) OWASP
3 22 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 20 (52.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (52.63%) TDD
5 11 (28.95%) Scrum
6 7 (18.42%) Kanban
7 6 (15.79%) Content Management
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
8 5 (13.16%) Lean Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.53%) SOLID
9 4 (10.53%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) JavaScript
2 25 (65.79%) TypeScript
3 24 (63.16%) Java
4 22 (57.89%) ES6
4 22 (57.89%) ES7
4 22 (57.89%) Kotlin
4 22 (57.89%) Scala
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.63%) Go
8 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) SANS
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (68.42%) QA
2 4 (10.53%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Grafana
2 1 (2.63%) Graphite
2 1 (2.63%) Packer
2 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Adobe
1 4 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) New Relic
3 1 (2.63%) SAP