Period
to 16 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Accessibility (a11y)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 279 256 413
Rank change year-on-year -23 +157 -36
Permanent jobs citing Accessibility 159 44 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.92% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.84% 3.90% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 115 33 73
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,800 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £53,000 £47,782
% change year-on-year -0.94% +10.92% -4.44%

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 South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,724 1,128 3,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.70% 13.09% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,742 907 2,804
10th Percentile £29,103 £32,500 £27,346
25th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £63,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Accessibility in the South East

Accessibility
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Accessibility in the South East

Accessibility
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Accessibility in the South East over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Accessibility in the South East

Accessibility
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Accessibility within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Thames Valley -50 55 £70,000 +21.74% 7
Berkshire -25 45 £70,000 +3.70% 6
East Sussex -7 43 £35,000 -36.36% 2
West Sussex 0 25 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire -95 17 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Oxfordshire -29 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Surrey -54 9 £47,500 -17.75% 1
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
Kent -39 1 £62,500 +31.58%
Buckinghamshire -61 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Accessibility
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 88 (55.35%) User Experience
2 85 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 61 (38.36%) HTML
5 58 (36.48%) Web Development
6 57 (35.85%) Scrum
7 56 (35.22%) CSS
8 54 (33.96%) Social Skills
9 47 (29.56%) React
10 44 (27.67%) Prototyping
11 34 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 32 (20.13%) AngularJS
14 31 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (19.50%) User Research
15 30 (18.87%) HTML5
16 29 (18.24%) Web Accessibility
16 29 (18.24%) Public Sector
17 28 (17.61%) Front End Development
17 28 (17.61%) Figma
17 28 (17.61%) HTTP
18 27 (16.98%) Mercator
19 26 (16.35%) RESTful
19 26 (16.35%) Google
19 26 (16.35%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 24 (15.09%) Electron Framework
20 24 (15.09%) BPSS Clearance
20 24 (15.09%) Ember.js
20 24 (15.09%) Test Automation
20 24 (15.09%) CSS3

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (13.21%) CMS
2 16 (10.06%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.66%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.52%) Confluence
5 3 (1.89%) Apache
5 3 (1.89%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.89%) WordPress
6 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.63%) Drupal
7 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 28 (17.61%) Figma
2 20 (12.58%) InVision
3 14 (8.81%) Sketch
4 11 (6.92%) Zeplin
5 5 (3.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.26%) UXPin
7 1 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.43%) Azure
2 11 (6.92%) SaaS
3 9 (5.66%) AWS
4 3 (1.89%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.26%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.61%) HTTP
2 4 (2.52%) Intranet
3 2 (1.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) IKE
4 1 (0.63%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) MySQL
3 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.52%) Redis
4 3 (1.89%) Big Data
4 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.06%) Selenium
3 11 (6.92%) Axure RP
4 10 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.66%) JIRA
6 8 (5.03%) JUnit
7 7 (4.40%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.40%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.77%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.52%) JMeter
9 4 (2.52%) RSpec
9 4 (2.52%) Subversion
10 2 (1.26%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.26%) Maven
10 2 (1.26%) NUnit
10 2 (1.26%) Postman
10 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.26%) TestRail
10 2 (1.26%) webpack
10 2 (1.26%) Zephyr
General
1 54 (33.96%) Social Skills
2 31 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (18.24%) Public Sector
4 18 (11.32%) Finance
4 18 (11.32%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (4.40%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (4.40%) Marketing
6 6 (3.77%) Retail
6 6 (3.77%) Social Housing
7 5 (3.14%) French Language
7 5 (3.14%) Legal
8 4 (2.52%) Games
9 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (22.64%) Designer
2 29 (18.24%) UX Designer
3 27 (16.98%) Developer
4 20 (12.58%) UI Designer
4 20 (12.58%) UI/UX Designer
5 18 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 17 (10.69%) User Researcher
7 14 (8.81%) JavaScript Engineer
8 12 (7.55%) Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Administrator
10 9 (5.66%) QA Leader
11 8 (5.03%) Applications Support
11 8 (5.03%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Web Administrator
11 8 (5.03%) Web Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Web Applications Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Web Applications Support
11 8 (5.03%) Web Support Analyst
12 7 (4.40%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (38.36%) HTML
2 56 (35.22%) CSS
3 47 (29.56%) React
4 32 (20.13%) AngularJS
5 30 (18.87%) HTML5
6 26 (16.35%) RESTful
7 24 (15.09%) CSS3
7 24 (15.09%) Electron Framework
7 24 (15.09%) Ember.js
7 24 (15.09%) WebRTC
8 23 (14.47%) Angular 2
8 23 (14.47%) Apache Cordova
9 17 (10.69%) .NET
10 16 (10.06%) Node.js
11 14 (8.81%) JSON
12 13 (8.18%) GraphQL
13 9 (5.66%) Ajax
13 9 (5.66%) Flutter
13 9 (5.66%) jQuery
14 7 (4.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 88 (55.35%) User Experience
2 8 (5.03%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.52%) NHS
5 3 (1.89%) Acoustics
5 3 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.89%) W3C
6 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.18%) Android
1 13 (8.18%) Apple iOS
2 11 (6.92%) Linux
3 5 (3.14%) Windows
4 4 (2.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (53.46%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.48%) Web Development
3 57 (35.85%) Scrum
4 44 (27.67%) Prototyping
5 34 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (19.50%) User Research
7 29 (18.24%) Web Accessibility
8 28 (17.61%) Front End Development
9 26 (16.35%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 24 (15.09%) Test Automation
11 23 (14.47%) Usability Testing
11 23 (14.47%) User Stories
12 21 (13.21%) Workshop Facilitation
13 20 (12.58%) Line Management
14 19 (11.95%) Decision-Making
15 18 (11.32%) Customer Insight
15 18 (11.32%) SDLC
15 18 (11.32%) Wireframes
16 17 (10.69%) Market Research
16 17 (10.69%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.84%) SQL
3 17 (10.69%) TypeScript
4 12 (7.55%) Python
5 10 (6.29%) C#
5 10 (6.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.77%) Java
6 6 (3.77%) PHP
7 5 (3.14%) C++
7 5 (3.14%) Scala
8 4 (2.52%) C
8 4 (2.52%) Go
9 3 (1.89%) CFML
9 3 (1.89%) Ruby
10 2 (1.26%) ES6
11 1 (0.63%) ABAP
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) JSX
11 1 (0.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (6.29%) Degree
3 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.63%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.95%) QA
2 17 (10.69%) WCAG
3 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.26%) WAI
5 1 (0.63%) GRC
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Firmware
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Kibana
1 1 (0.63%) logstash
1 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.98%) Mercator
3 26 (16.35%) Google
4 16 (10.06%) Adobe
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle
5 3 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.63%) Apple
6 1 (0.63%) Hotjar
6 1 (0.63%) Sitecore