Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Accessibility skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Accessibility over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Accessibility (a11y)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 231 168 276
Rank change year-on-year -63 +108 +61
Permanent jobs citing Accessibility 91 35 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.89% 0.90% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.52% 5.81% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 23 38
10th Percentile £34,000 £30,250 £34,660
25th Percentile £37,875 £37,625 £37,348
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £50,000 £46,241
Median % change year-on-year -9.00% +8.13% +15.60%
75th Percentile £55,625 £54,000 £59,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,800 £70,561
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

Accessibility 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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,650 602 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.22% 15.50% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,147 476 1,377
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% -4.49%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Accessibility as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Accessibility in the Midlands

Accessibility
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Accessibility in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Accessibility in the Midlands

Accessibility
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Accessibility in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Accessibility in the Midlands

Accessibility
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Accessibility within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
West Midlands -59 65 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East Midlands -56 26 £47,500 +58.33% 5
Accessibility
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing Accessibility 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (48.35%) JavaScript
3 35 (38.46%) React
4 34 (37.36%) User Experience
5 32 (35.16%) HTML
6 31 (34.07%) Front End Development
7 30 (32.97%) Social Skills
7 30 (32.97%) CSS
8 21 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (20.88%) TypeScript
9 19 (20.88%) Marketing
10 18 (19.78%) Web Development
10 18 (19.78%) Azure
11 17 (18.68%) AWS
11 17 (18.68%) HTML5
11 17 (18.68%) CMS
11 17 (18.68%) PHP
11 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
12 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
12 16 (17.58%) MySQL
12 16 (17.58%) WordPress
12 16 (17.58%) Sass
13 15 (16.48%) REST
13 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (16.48%) DevOps
13 15 (16.48%) .NET
13 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.38%) Retail
14 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
14 14 (15.38%) Jest

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 17 (18.68%) CMS
2 16 (17.58%) WordPress
3 12 (13.19%) Headless CMS
4 10 (10.99%) Confluence
5 8 (8.79%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (6.59%) Drupal
6 6 (6.59%) Kentico
6 6 (6.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (6.59%) Umbraco
7 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.10%) Apache
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.20%) Figma
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Sketch
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.10%) InVision
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) OpenCart
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (1.10%) Shopify
3 1 (1.10%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.78%) Azure
2 17 (18.68%) AWS
3 6 (6.59%) IaaS
3 6 (6.59%) PaaS
4 4 (4.40%) GCP
4 4 (4.40%) Google Analytics
5 3 (3.30%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (3.30%) MailChimp
5 3 (3.30%) SaaS
5 3 (3.30%) Serverless
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Google Data Studio
7 1 (1.10%) npm
7 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) SSL
2 6 (6.59%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) MySQL
2 9 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.79%) Data Mining
3 8 (8.79%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.40%) Metadata
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2019
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Big Data
7 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Power BI
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.19%) Bitbucket
3 11 (12.09%) JIRA
4 9 (9.89%) webpack
5 8 (8.79%) ERwin
6 5 (5.49%) Cypress.io
7 4 (4.40%) Storybook
8 3 (3.30%) Grunt
8 3 (3.30%) gulp
8 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.10%) Gatling
10 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.10%) Postman
10 1 (1.10%) REST Assured
10 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 30 (32.97%) Social Skills
2 19 (20.88%) Marketing
3 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (15.38%) Retail
5 11 (12.09%) Influencing Skills
6 7 (7.69%) Back Office
6 7 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
7 6 (6.59%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (5.49%) Finance
8 5 (5.49%) Games
8 5 (5.49%) Law
9 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (10.99%) Administrator
3 10 (10.99%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) DBA
3 10 (10.99%) Web Developer
4 9 (9.89%) React Developer
5 8 (8.79%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Designer
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Technical Director
7 6 (6.59%) Technical Leader
7 6 (6.59%) UX Designer
8 5 (5.49%) Change Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Change and Release Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.49%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.46%) React
2 32 (35.16%) HTML
3 30 (32.97%) CSS
4 17 (18.68%) HTML5
5 16 (17.58%) Sass
6 15 (16.48%) .NET
6 15 (16.48%) REST
7 14 (15.38%) Jest
8 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 13 (14.29%) Node.js
9 12 (13.19%) Web Services
10 10 (10.99%) Laravel
10 10 (10.99%) Vue.js
11 9 (9.89%) CSS3
12 8 (8.79%) Redux
13 7 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
14 6 (6.59%) GraphQL
15 5 (5.49%) .NET Framework
15 5 (5.49%) jQuery
15 5 (5.49%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (37.36%) User Experience
2 12 (13.19%) Data Structures
3 8 (8.79%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.49%) Clustering
4 5 (5.49%) Graphic Design
5 4 (4.40%) W3C
6 2 (2.20%) Animation
6 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.20%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.20%) NHS
6 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
1 8 (8.79%) Solaris
1 8 (8.79%) Unix
1 8 (8.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) Front End Development
3 21 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (19.78%) Web Development
5 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
6 16 (17.58%) E-Commerce
7 15 (16.48%) DevOps
8 13 (14.29%) ETL
8 13 (14.29%) SEO
9 12 (13.19%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (13.19%) Machine Learning
10 11 (12.09%) Jamstack
11 10 (10.99%) Analytics
11 10 (10.99%) Mobile First
11 10 (10.99%) OOP
12 9 (9.89%) Creative Thinking
12 9 (9.89%) Data Science
12 9 (9.89%) TDD
13 8 (8.79%) Predictive Analysis
13 8 (8.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.88%) TypeScript
3 17 (18.68%) PHP
4 12 (13.19%) SQL
5 9 (9.89%) C#
6 8 (8.79%) PHP 7
7 6 (6.59%) ES6
8 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.20%) Java
10 1 (1.10%) ES7
10 1 (1.10%) ES8
10 1 (1.10%) Groovy
10 1 (1.10%) JSX
10 1 (1.10%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) ISEB
1 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.69%) TickIT
3 6 (6.59%) QA
4 2 (2.20%) GDPR
4 2 (2.20%) HL7
4 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.20%) WCAG
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.49%) HubSpot
5 4 (4.40%) Adobe
5 4 (4.40%) Google
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.20%) Spotify