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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 765 542 622
Rank change year-on-year -223 +80 +142
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 87 50 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.77% 1.18% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 38 2
10th Percentile £40,348 £56,394 £58,000
25th Percentile £45,375 £70,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,200 £85,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -24.47% +21.43% +34.27%
75th Percentile £83,875 - £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 - £82,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £80,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -50.00% +77.78% -13.68%

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 11,257 4,244 4,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 16.32% 12.65% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,235 3,048 3,814
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +8.33%
75th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -24 13 £41,875 -47.66% 7
South London -47 2 £75,000 -4.76%
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England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 70 (80.46%) Agile
2 67 (77.01%) User Experience
3 65 (74.71%) Accessibility
3 65 (74.71%) JavaScript
3 65 (74.71%) CSS
4 64 (73.56%) HTML
5 45 (51.72%) Social Skills
6 40 (45.98%) React
7 39 (44.83%) Git (software)
8 38 (43.68%) HTML5
9 37 (42.53%) Analytics
9 37 (42.53%) Wireframes
10 36 (41.38%) TypeScript
11 34 (39.08%) Interaction Design
12 33 (37.93%) A/B Testing
12 33 (37.93%) UX Design
13 32 (36.78%) QA
13 32 (36.78%) Sketch
14 31 (35.63%) Cypress.io
14 31 (35.63%) Responsive Web Design
14 31 (35.63%) E-Commerce
15 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
15 28 (32.18%) Jest
16 27 (31.03%) Next.js
16 27 (31.03%) Mobile First
16 27 (31.03%) Front End Development
17 26 (29.89%) Docker
17 26 (29.89%) Retail
18 24 (27.59%) Figma
19 22 (25.29%) CMS

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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 22 (25.29%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) Drupal
2 2 (2.30%) Headless CMS
3 1 (1.15%) EPiServer
Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Sketch
2 8 (9.20%) InVision
3 5 (5.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.60%) Adobe XD
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.15%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.59%) Figma
2 14 (16.09%) AWS
3 13 (14.94%) Miro
4 7 (8.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.60%) npm
6 1 (1.15%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.15%) Azure
6 1 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 31 (35.63%) Cypress.io
3 7 (8.05%) Jasmine
3 7 (8.05%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (8.05%) PostCSS
3 7 (8.05%) Protractor
3 7 (8.05%) Selenium
4 5 (5.75%) gulp
5 4 (4.60%) Babel
6 2 (2.30%) GoCD
6 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.15%) GitLab
7 1 (1.15%) Grunt
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) PyCharm
7 1 (1.15%) Storybook
7 1 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 45 (51.72%) Social Skills
2 26 (29.89%) Retail
3 16 (18.39%) Finance
4 14 (16.09%) Banking
4 14 (16.09%) Public Sector
5 13 (14.94%) Back Office
5 13 (14.94%) Local Government
6 11 (12.64%) Games
6 11 (12.64%) Marketing
7 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (9.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (2.30%) Publishing
10 1 (1.15%) Law
10 1 (1.15%) Legal
10 1 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Developer
2 24 (27.59%) Designer
3 21 (24.14%) UI Developer
4 20 (22.99%) UX Developer
5 17 (19.54%) UI/UX Developer
6 13 (14.94%) Interaction Designer
7 10 (11.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (11.49%) UX Designer
8 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
8 9 (10.34%) UI Designer
9 7 (8.05%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) React Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Senior React Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Lead Designer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Technical Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (74.71%) CSS
2 64 (73.56%) HTML
3 40 (45.98%) React
4 38 (43.68%) HTML5
5 28 (32.18%) Jest
6 27 (31.03%) Next.js
7 21 (24.14%) DOM
7 21 (24.14%) Sass
8 20 (22.99%) GatsbyJS
9 19 (21.84%) Enzyme
10 17 (19.54%) Node.js
11 15 (17.24%) CSS3
12 11 (12.64%) REST
13 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.34%) GraphQL
14 9 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (8.05%) NgRx
15 7 (8.05%) Puppeteer
15 7 (8.05%) RxJS
15 7 (8.05%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 67 (77.01%) User Experience
2 17 (19.54%) NHS
3 15 (17.24%) Graphic Design
4 13 (14.94%) Virtual Team
5 9 (10.34%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.75%) Social Media
6 5 (5.75%) Social Network
7 4 (4.60%) Satnav
8 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Agile
2 37 (42.53%) Analytics
2 37 (42.53%) Wireframes
3 34 (39.08%) Interaction Design
4 33 (37.93%) A/B Testing
4 33 (37.93%) UX Design
5 31 (35.63%) E-Commerce
5 31 (35.63%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (32.18%) Software Engineering
7 27 (31.03%) Front End Development
7 27 (31.03%) Mobile First
8 22 (25.29%) Web Design
9 21 (24.14%) Workshop Facilitation
10 20 (22.99%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 15 (17.24%) Microservices
11 15 (17.24%) User Research
12 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (16.09%) Service Design
13 13 (14.94%) Heuristic Evaluation
13 13 (14.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 65 (74.71%) JavaScript
2 36 (41.38%) TypeScript
3 13 (14.94%) ES6
4 12 (13.79%) Scala
5 9 (10.34%) ES7
6 7 (8.05%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) Kotlin
6 7 (8.05%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (74.71%) Accessibility
2 32 (36.78%) QA
3 5 (5.75%) WAI
4 3 (3.45%) GDPR
4 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (29.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.75%) Terraform
3 1 (1.15%) Istio
3 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) NEC
2 12 (13.79%) Adobe
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) hybris