Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Accessibility (a11y)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 296 373 421
Rank change year-on-year +77 +48 +69
Permanent jobs citing Accessibility 1,501 475 887
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.63% 6.02% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 742 374 639
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,475 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 19,666 7,894 16,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.44% 12.72% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 12,305 5,928 12,867
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,750 £41,250 £36,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,676
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Accessibility
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Accessibility in the UK

Accessibility
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Accessibility in the UK

Accessibility
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Accessibility over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Accessibility in the UK

Accessibility
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Accessibility within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
England +71 1,229 £50,000 -9.09% 223
London +71 678 £62,250 -7.78% 111
UK excluding London -9 592 £45,000 -10.00% 128
Work from Home +71 449 £47,250 -5.50% 60
North of England -43 188 £42,500 -15.00% 37
South East -13 152 £42,500 -22.73% 15
North West -36 107 £38,774 -29.50% 16
Midlands -76 85 £45,000 -10.00% 28
South West -35 78 £50,000 -4.76% 16
West Midlands -43 69 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Yorkshire -45 58 £45,000 - 12
Scotland -23 56 £57,500 +41.98% 18
East of England -71 38 £52,500 +16.67% 12
North East -14 23 £29,500 -34.44% 9
East Midlands -58 16 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Wales -34 13 £52,500 +7.14%
Northern Ireland -27 4 £44,000 +25.71% 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 803 (53.50%) JavaScript
2 795 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
3 722 (48.10%) CSS
4 719 (47.90%) HTML
5 658 (43.84%) User Experience
6 629 (41.91%) React
7 365 (24.32%) Git (software)
8 363 (24.18%) Social Skills
9 357 (23.78%) UX Design
10 354 (23.58%) Front End Development
11 338 (22.52%) Node.js
12 335 (22.32%) HTML5
13 305 (20.32%) AWS
14 292 (19.45%) TypeScript
15 289 (19.25%) DevOps
16 287 (19.12%) Test Automation
17 284 (18.92%) Software Engineering
18 274 (18.25%) AngularJS
19 265 (17.65%) Azure
20 263 (17.52%) CSS3
21 256 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
22 240 (15.99%) TDD
23 233 (15.52%) Analytics
24 229 (15.26%) Full Stack Development
25 214 (14.26%) QA
26 212 (14.12%) Sass
27 207 (13.79%) Web Development
28 204 (13.59%) Vue.js
29 200 (13.32%) C#
30 199 (13.26%) Java

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 162 (10.79%) CMS
2 69 (4.60%) WordPress
3 66 (4.40%) Umbraco
4 61 (4.06%) Headless CMS
5 56 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 53 (3.53%) Kentico
7 49 (3.26%) EPiServer
8 44 (2.93%) IIS
9 41 (2.73%) Confluence
10 39 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
11 34 (2.27%) Drupal
12 16 (1.07%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.67%) Apache
14 7 (0.47%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.33%) Magnolia
16 5 (0.33%) nginx
17 4 (0.27%) SAS
18 3 (0.20%) DNN
18 3 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (5.66%) Sketch
2 58 (3.86%) Adobe XD
2 58 (3.86%) InVision
3 41 (2.73%) Photoshop
4 32 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (1.00%) Chatbot
6 15 (1.00%) Marvel
6 15 (1.00%) Zeplin
7 10 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (0.40%) Simulink
11 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.20%) UXPin
13 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 11 (0.73%) JDE OneWorld
1 11 (0.73%) WebTrends
2 10 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.53%) Summit
4 6 (0.40%) Magento
4 6 (0.40%) Oracle BRM
5 4 (0.27%) Shopify
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.20%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.20%) SAP IBP
6 3 (0.20%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.20%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.067%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 305 (20.32%) AWS
2 265 (17.65%) Azure
3 139 (9.26%) GCP
4 136 (9.06%) Figma
5 114 (7.59%) Serverless
6 103 (6.86%) GitHub
7 72 (4.80%) npm
8 68 (4.53%) SaaS
9 39 (2.60%) Amazon S3
9 39 (2.60%) Google Analytics
10 31 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (1.73%) BrowserStack
12 22 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
13 19 (1.27%) Slack
14 18 (1.20%) Yarn
15 16 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 16 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (1.00%) Stripe
17 14 (0.93%) Microsoft 365
18 13 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.00%) HTTP
2 23 (1.53%) DNS
3 15 (1.00%) Broadband
3 15 (1.00%) Internet
4 13 (0.87%) SSL
5 11 (0.73%) Intranet
6 8 (0.53%) Firewall
6 8 (0.53%) Network Security
6 8 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.27%) 5G
8 4 (0.27%) VPN
9 3 (0.20%) DSL
9 3 (0.20%) LAN
9 3 (0.20%) Skype
9 3 (0.20%) SSH
10 2 (0.13%) FTP
10 2 (0.13%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.13%) SMTP
10 2 (0.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.93%) MySQL
3 96 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 44 (2.93%) Redis
6 43 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 36 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 33 (2.20%) MongoDB
8 33 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.80%) Big Data
12 11 (0.73%) Data Lake
13 10 (0.67%) Metadata
14 9 (0.60%) Blockchain
15 7 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.40%) Power BI
16 6 (0.40%) Tableau
17 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 365 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 155 (10.33%) Jenkins
3 153 (10.19%) webpack
4 126 (8.39%) JIRA
5 114 (7.59%) Cypress.io
6 100 (6.66%) Selenium
7 70 (4.66%) gulp
8 60 (4.00%) GitLab
9 57 (3.80%) Visual Studio
10 53 (3.53%) Mocha
11 49 (3.26%) Cucumber
12 46 (3.06%) Axure RP
13 40 (2.66%) ReSharper
14 38 (2.53%) PostCSS
15 37 (2.47%) Grunt
16 35 (2.33%) Babel
16 35 (2.33%) Bitbucket
16 35 (2.33%) Storybook
17 31 (2.07%) Postman
18 29 (1.93%) Jasmine
General
1 363 (24.18%) Social Skills
2 187 (12.46%) Marketing
3 172 (11.46%) Finance
4 157 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (7.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 94 (6.26%) Public Sector
7 86 (5.73%) Retail
8 66 (4.40%) Games
9 57 (3.80%) Legal
10 52 (3.46%) Organisational Skills
11 49 (3.26%) Banking
12 39 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
13 28 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
14 24 (1.60%) Manufacturing
14 24 (1.60%) Publishing
15 21 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 19 (1.27%) Law
17 15 (1.00%) Automotive
18 12 (0.80%) Back Office
18 12 (0.80%) Police
Job Titles
1 617 (41.11%) Developer
2 193 (12.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 172 (11.46%) Designer
4 140 (9.33%) Senior Developer
5 125 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 112 (7.46%) UX Designer
7 100 (6.66%) Full Stack Developer
8 74 (4.93%) React Developer
9 73 (4.86%) UI Designer
10 60 (4.00%) .NET Developer
10 60 (4.00%) Analyst
11 58 (3.86%) UI/UX Designer
12 54 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
13 48 (3.20%) Digital Developer
14 42 (2.80%) Web Developer
15 41 (2.73%) .NET Software Developer
15 41 (2.73%) Tester
16 39 (2.60%) Data Engineer
17 37 (2.47%) Junior
17 37 (2.47%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 722 (48.10%) CSS
2 719 (47.90%) HTML
3 629 (41.91%) React
4 338 (22.52%) Node.js
5 335 (22.32%) HTML5
6 274 (18.25%) AngularJS
7 263 (17.52%) CSS3
8 212 (14.12%) Sass
9 204 (13.59%) Vue.js
10 169 (11.26%) REST
11 161 (10.73%) GraphQL
12 153 (10.19%) Jest
13 148 (9.86%) .NET
14 119 (7.93%) Redux
15 95 (6.33%) RESTful
16 88 (5.86%) jQuery
17 73 (4.86%) Semantic HTML
18 68 (4.53%) ASP.NET
19 66 (4.40%) LESS
20 64 (4.26%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 658 (43.84%) User Experience
2 130 (8.66%) Mobile App
3 113 (7.53%) Data Structures
4 88 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
5 78 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (4.40%) Algorithms
7 54 (3.60%) W3C
8 50 (3.33%) Cloud Native
9 45 (3.00%) Blog
10 42 (2.80%) Management Information System
11 33 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.67%) Web 2.0
13 21 (1.40%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.27%) Animation
14 19 (1.27%) Graphic Design
15 18 (1.20%) Social Media
16 15 (1.00%) NHS
17 11 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
17 11 (0.73%) FMCG
18 9 (0.60%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 92 (6.13%) Windows
2 89 (5.93%) Apple iOS
3 88 (5.86%) Android
4 51 (3.40%) Linux
5 45 (3.00%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.27%) Unix
7 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.20%) Solaris
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.067%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (23.78%) UX Design
3 354 (23.58%) Front End Development
4 289 (19.25%) DevOps
5 287 (19.12%) Test Automation
6 284 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 256 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
8 240 (15.99%) TDD
9 233 (15.52%) Analytics
10 229 (15.26%) Full Stack Development
11 207 (13.79%) Web Development
12 195 (12.99%) SEO
13 176 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
14 175 (11.66%) Prototyping
14 175 (11.66%) Scrum
15 146 (9.73%) User Research
16 143 (9.53%) Mentoring
17 127 (8.46%) Wireframes
18 126 (8.39%) E-Commerce
19 122 (8.13%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 803 (53.50%) JavaScript
2 292 (19.45%) TypeScript
3 200 (13.32%) C#
4 199 (13.26%) Java
4 199 (13.26%) SQL
5 184 (12.26%) Python
6 120 (7.99%) ES6
7 96 (6.40%) PHP
8 75 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 73 (4.86%) C
10 59 (3.93%) C++
10 59 (3.93%) Go
11 51 (3.40%) Ruby
12 50 (3.33%) Objective-C
13 27 (1.80%) Scala
14 24 (1.60%) ES7
15 23 (1.53%) Clojure
16 21 (1.40%) Elixir
17 20 (1.33%) Kotlin
18 16 (1.07%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 195 (12.99%) Degree
2 60 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 43 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.80%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.40%) PhD
11 5 (0.33%) IIBA
12 4 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 1 (0.067%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.067%) MBA
15 1 (0.067%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (14.26%) QA
2 98 (6.53%) WCAG
3 20 (1.33%) GDPR
4 14 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.87%) WAI
6 11 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.47%) PSD2
8 6 (0.40%) SLA
9 5 (0.33%) NEBOSH
10 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.20%) NIST
11 2 (0.13%) PMO
12 1 (0.067%) DICOM
12 1 (0.067%) HL7
12 1 (0.067%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.067%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 184 (12.26%) Docker
2 10 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.40%) QEMU
5 4 (0.27%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.067%) Varnish
7 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.067%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 102 (6.80%) Kubernetes
2 23 (1.53%) Terraform
3 11 (0.73%) Grafana
3 11 (0.73%) Prometheus
4 5 (0.33%) Ansible
4 5 (0.33%) Argo
4 5 (0.33%) Istio
4 5 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.27%) Kibana
6 2 (0.13%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.13%) SCCM
6 2 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.067%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.067%) Graylog
7 1 (0.067%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.067%) SCOM
7 1 (0.067%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.067%) WSUS
Vendors
1 147 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 138 (9.19%) Adobe
2 138 (9.19%) Google
3 67 (4.46%) Sitecore
4 58 (3.86%) Oracle
5 29 (1.93%) Mercator
5 29 (1.93%) RedGate
6 19 (1.27%) Apple
7 16 (1.07%) Facebook
7 16 (1.07%) SAP
8 14 (0.93%) Hotjar
8 14 (0.93%) HubSpot
9 13 (0.87%) Xamarin
10 12 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (0.73%) Aareon
11 11 (0.73%) Perfecto Mobile
12 9 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.60%) Optimizely
13 8 (0.53%) Bloomberg
13 8 (0.53%) Cognizant