Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 325 339
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 7 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.069% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 1.33% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 4
South West median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £47,000 £36,375
England median annual salary £38,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.95% +35.71% -12.50%

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 the South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,290 1,124 1,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.73% 10.86% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 941 867 1,037
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WCAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCAG in the South West.

Salary trend for WCAG in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Bristol +16 7 £32,500 -18.75%
WCAG
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CMS
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 5 (71.43%) WMI
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Drupal
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
2 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) API Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) Vue.js
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (100.00%) CMS
2 5 (71.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (71.43%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) SoapUI
1 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) QA Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Sass
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 5 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) API Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Apple