Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 589 551 749
Rank change year-on-year -38 +198 +51
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 96 4 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.014% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.50% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 58 1 5
10th Percentile £37,500 " £40,200
25th Percentile £52,500 " £44,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +34.09% - +37.50%
75th Percentile £85,000 " £73,750
90th Percentile £85,750 " £86,200
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +26.37% +13.75%

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 6,417 3,488 7,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.25% 12.17% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,007 2,707 5,934
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +7.40% -

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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

WCAG
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WCAG in London

WCAG
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCAG in London over the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 July 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 +8 6 £80,000 - 4
South London - 5 £72,500 - 1
West London -23 1 £67,500 - 1
WCAG
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (77.08%) React
2 71 (73.96%) JavaScript
3 67 (69.79%) CSS
3 67 (69.79%) TypeScript
4 64 (66.67%) HTML
5 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (58.33%) User Experience
7 51 (53.13%) Sass
7 51 (53.13%) Git (software)
8 48 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 48 (50.00%) Accessibility
9 43 (44.79%) HTML5
9 43 (44.79%) CSS3
10 40 (41.67%) DevOps
10 40 (41.67%) Java
11 36 (37.50%) QA
12 35 (36.46%) Social Skills
13 33 (34.38%) Jest
13 33 (34.38%) Node.js
13 33 (34.38%) GraphQL
14 31 (32.29%) Cypress.io
15 30 (31.25%) Sketch
16 28 (29.17%) Test Automation
16 28 (29.17%) REST
16 28 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (28.13%) OWASP
17 27 (28.13%) TDD
18 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (27.08%) Docker
18 26 (27.08%) Azure

WCAG
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 19 (19.79%) CMS
2 12 (12.50%) Kentico
3 11 (11.46%) Drupal
4 6 (6.25%) WordPress
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Sketch
2 26 (27.08%) InVision
3 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.17%) Fireworks
5 2 (2.08%) Flinto
5 2 (2.08%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.08%) Azure
2 20 (20.83%) AWS
3 12 (12.50%) Slack
4 7 (7.29%) GitHub
5 5 (5.21%) GCP
6 4 (4.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (4.17%) Yarn
7 2 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.08%) npm
7 2 (2.08%) prismic.io
7 2 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) DNS
1 6 (6.25%) HTTP
1 6 (6.25%) SSL
2 4 (4.17%) Internet
2 4 (4.17%) Intranet
3 2 (2.08%) Broadband
3 2 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 31 (32.29%) Cypress.io
3 24 (25.00%) PostCSS
3 24 (25.00%) Selenium
4 21 (21.88%) webpack
5 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 16 (16.67%) Storybook
7 14 (14.58%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.21%) gulp
9 4 (4.17%) Grunt
9 4 (4.17%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.17%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.13%) ESLint
11 2 (2.08%) Balsamiq
11 2 (2.08%) git-flow
11 2 (2.08%) GoCD
11 2 (2.08%) JIRA
11 2 (2.08%) Mocha
11 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 35 (36.46%) Social Skills
2 22 (22.92%) Finance
3 9 (9.38%) Marketing
4 8 (8.33%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.17%) Local Government
6 3 (3.13%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (50.00%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) React Developer
3 23 (23.96%) Senior Developer
4 22 (22.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 16 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 15 (15.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (11.46%) Java Developer
7 11 (11.46%) Senior React Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) UI Developer
10 6 (6.25%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior WordPress Developer
11 4 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
11 4 (4.17%) UX Developer
12 3 (3.13%) Architect
12 3 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
12 3 (3.13%) Product Manager
12 3 (3.13%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (77.08%) React
2 67 (69.79%) CSS
3 64 (66.67%) HTML
4 51 (53.13%) Sass
5 43 (44.79%) CSS3
5 43 (44.79%) HTML5
6 33 (34.38%) GraphQL
6 33 (34.38%) Jest
6 33 (34.38%) Node.js
7 28 (29.17%) REST
7 28 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 24 (25.00%) Puppeteer
8 24 (25.00%) Spring
8 24 (25.00%) Spring Boot
8 24 (25.00%) Web Components
9 22 (22.92%) AngularJS
10 20 (20.83%) Vue.js
11 18 (18.75%) .NET
12 14 (14.58%) Redux
13 12 (12.50%) Parceljs
Miscellaneous
1 56 (58.33%) User Experience
2 12 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 9 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.25%) Renewable Energy
6 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (4.17%) NHS
8 3 (3.13%) W3C
9 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.08%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Android
1 6 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 40 (41.67%) DevOps
4 28 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 27 (28.13%) OWASP
5 27 (28.13%) TDD
6 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (27.08%) Microservices
7 23 (23.96%) Front End Development
8 22 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (22.92%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (21.88%) Web Design
10 17 (17.71%) Full Stack Development
10 17 (17.71%) Unit Testing
11 15 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (14.58%) Line Management
13 13 (13.54%) Content Management
13 13 (13.54%) User Stories
14 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 12 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.96%) JavaScript
2 67 (69.79%) TypeScript
3 40 (41.67%) Java
4 26 (27.08%) ES6
5 24 (25.00%) ES7
5 24 (25.00%) Java 11
5 24 (25.00%) Kotlin
5 24 (25.00%) Scala
6 22 (22.92%) PHP
7 16 (16.67%) Python
8 12 (12.50%) Go
9 6 (6.25%) SQL
10 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.17%) Perl
11 1 (1.04%) Ada
Qualifications
1 24 (25.00%) SANS
2 5 (5.21%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (50.00%) Accessibility
2 36 (37.50%) QA
3 4 (4.17%) WAI
4 1 (1.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (27.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (21.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.21%) Adobe
2 5 (5.21%) Google
3 4 (4.17%) Netlify
4 3 (3.13%) hybris
4 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.04%) Atlassian