Period
to 18 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Accessibility (a11y)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 280 400 449
Rank change year-on-year +120 +49 +29
Permanent jobs citing Accessibility 1,553 320 922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 0.67% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.11% 5.36% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 814 246 679
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,653 £30,500
25th Percentile £37,750 £38,750 £36,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% -5.00%
75th Percentile £70,938 £71,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

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 19,157 5,973 19,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.29% 12.47% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11,738 4,685 14,304
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.87% +7.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,050 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.08% +8.89% -

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 October 2021.

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 October 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
England +116 1,324 £50,000 -4.76% 216
London +123 822 £57,500 -14.81% 89
UK excluding London -4 534 £45,000 - 140
Work from Home +17 444 £45,000 +5.88% 41
South East -30 168 £45,000 -10.00% 22
North of England -53 118 £42,500 +3.03% 49
Midlands -58 103 £45,000 -10.00% 26
West Midlands -78 73 £44,250 -11.50% 15
South West -70 66 £50,000 +17.65% 14
North West -48 55 £38,414 -21.61% 22
Yorkshire -89 43 £45,000 +9.09% 16
Scotland -55 38 £50,000 +37.93% 8
East Midlands -58 30 £47,500 - 11
East of England -78 29 £42,500 -5.56% 14
North East -21 20 £29,500 -9.23% 11
Wales -42 17 £48,750 -0.51% 6
Northern Ireland -41 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 with a requirement for Accessibility.

1 876 (56.41%) JavaScript
2 806 (51.90%) HTML
3 800 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
4 787 (50.68%) CSS
5 746 (48.04%) User Experience
6 678 (43.66%) React
7 460 (29.62%) Front End Development
8 442 (28.46%) Git (software)
9 422 (27.17%) Node.js
10 380 (24.47%) Social Skills
11 352 (22.67%) TypeScript
12 332 (21.38%) HTML5
13 328 (21.12%) AngularJS
14 311 (20.03%) Sass
15 300 (19.32%) Web Development
16 292 (18.80%) Test Automation
17 282 (18.16%) CSS3
18 281 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
19 258 (16.61%) AWS
20 256 (16.48%) DevOps
21 250 (16.10%) Vue.js
22 247 (15.90%) SEO
23 235 (15.13%) Azure
24 229 (14.75%) Scrum
25 221 (14.23%) webpack
26 213 (13.72%) Full Stack Development
27 211 (13.59%) REST
28 206 (13.26%) Software Engineering
29 200 (12.88%) CMS
29 200 (12.88%) ES6

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
1 200 (12.88%) CMS
2 99 (6.37%) WordPress
3 84 (5.41%) Kentico
4 74 (4.76%) Umbraco
5 69 (4.44%) Headless CMS
6 59 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 54 (3.48%) EPiServer
8 49 (3.16%) IIS
9 38 (2.45%) Confluence
9 38 (2.45%) Drupal
10 37 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (1.42%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.90%) Apache
13 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.52%) SAS
15 7 (0.45%) Magnolia
15 7 (0.45%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.26%) Hyperledger
16 4 (0.26%) MODX
Applications
1 120 (7.73%) Figma
2 87 (5.60%) Sketch
3 58 (3.73%) InVision
4 39 (2.51%) Photoshop
5 37 (2.38%) Adobe XD
6 26 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 21 (1.35%) Zeplin
8 16 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.64%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.45%) Marvel
11 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (0.45%) UXPin
12 6 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 4 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.19%) Flinto
15 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
15 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 15 (0.97%) Magento
2 14 (0.90%) Shopify
3 9 (0.58%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.39%) Oracle BRM
5 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.32%) OpenCart
5 5 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.32%) Summit
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.13%) Q-Pulse
7 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.064%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.064%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.064%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 258 (16.61%) AWS
2 235 (15.13%) Azure
3 82 (5.28%) npm
4 73 (4.70%) Serverless
5 71 (4.57%) GCP
6 70 (4.51%) GitHub
7 64 (4.12%) SaaS
8 36 (2.32%) Google Analytics
9 32 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
10 27 (1.74%) Amazon S3
11 25 (1.61%) Yarn
12 23 (1.48%) Azure Functions
13 17 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 13 (0.84%) Firebase
16 12 (0.77%) Cloud Functions
16 12 (0.77%) PaaS
17 11 (0.71%) Amazon EKS
17 11 (0.71%) BrowserStack
17 11 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.25%) HTTP
2 27 (1.74%) DNS
3 24 (1.55%) Internet
4 22 (1.42%) SSL
5 16 (1.03%) Broadband
6 7 (0.45%) Intranet
6 7 (0.45%) SSH
7 5 (0.32%) Skype
8 3 (0.19%) LAN
8 3 (0.19%) VPN
9 2 (0.13%) DHCP
9 2 (0.13%) FTP
9 2 (0.13%) NAS
9 2 (0.13%) Network Security
9 2 (0.13%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.13%) SAN
9 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.13%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.064%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (9.53%) SQL Server
2 108 (6.95%) MySQL
3 70 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
4 42 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 34 (2.19%) Big Data
6 29 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 28 (1.80%) Redis
8 27 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 23 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (1.42%) Relational Database
11 10 (0.64%) Metadata
12 8 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (0.52%) Blockchain
12 8 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.52%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.52%) Looker
13 7 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 442 (28.46%) Git (software)
2 221 (14.23%) webpack
3 113 (7.28%) Cypress.io
4 99 (6.37%) gulp
5 97 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 89 (5.73%) Visual Studio
7 88 (5.67%) JIRA
8 84 (5.41%) Selenium
9 59 (3.80%) Babel
9 59 (3.80%) Storybook
10 50 (3.22%) Axure RP
11 46 (2.96%) Jasmine
11 46 (2.96%) ReSharper
12 41 (2.64%) Mocha
13 39 (2.51%) Cucumber
14 37 (2.38%) Bitbucket
15 32 (2.06%) MSI
15 32 (2.06%) WiX
16 31 (2.00%) GitLab
16 31 (2.00%) Grunt
General
1 380 (24.47%) Social Skills
2 198 (12.75%) Finance
3 174 (11.20%) Marketing
4 149 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (6.95%) Public Sector
6 98 (6.31%) Retail
7 77 (4.96%) Legal
8 52 (3.35%) Games
9 51 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 42 (2.70%) Influencing Skills
11 40 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
12 38 (2.45%) Banking
13 33 (2.12%) Publishing
14 24 (1.55%) Manufacturing
15 22 (1.42%) Law
16 18 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
18 15 (0.97%) Telecoms
19 12 (0.77%) Back Office
20 10 (0.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 678 (43.66%) Developer
2 248 (15.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 164 (10.56%) Designer
4 156 (10.05%) Senior Developer
5 111 (7.15%) UX Designer
6 110 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 100 (6.44%) Software Engineer
8 69 (4.44%) .NET Developer
9 66 (4.25%) Analyst
10 62 (3.99%) UI Designer
11 61 (3.93%) Web Developer
12 57 (3.67%) React Developer
13 55 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
14 51 (3.28%) UI/UX Designer
15 44 (2.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 43 (2.77%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 43 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
17 40 (2.58%) UI Developer
18 37 (2.38%) Software Developer
19 32 (2.06%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 806 (51.90%) HTML
2 787 (50.68%) CSS
3 678 (43.66%) React
4 422 (27.17%) Node.js
5 332 (21.38%) HTML5
6 328 (21.12%) AngularJS
7 311 (20.03%) Sass
8 282 (18.16%) CSS3
9 250 (16.10%) Vue.js
10 211 (13.59%) REST
11 198 (12.75%) .NET
12 167 (10.75%) GraphQL
13 164 (10.56%) Jest
14 112 (7.21%) RESTful
15 105 (6.76%) Web Services
16 104 (6.70%) Redux
17 100 (6.44%) LESS
18 82 (5.28%) Next.js
19 80 (5.15%) .NET Core
20 74 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 746 (48.04%) User Experience
2 122 (7.86%) Mobile App
3 106 (6.83%) Self-Motivation
4 68 (4.38%) W3C
5 50 (3.22%) Data Structures
6 39 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 39 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 37 (2.38%) Web 2.0
8 35 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 34 (2.19%) Animation
10 33 (2.12%) Management Information System
11 31 (2.00%) Cloud Native
11 31 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
12 25 (1.61%) Algorithms
12 25 (1.61%) BBC
13 20 (1.29%) NHS
14 19 (1.22%) Blog
15 14 (0.90%) Reinsurance
16 12 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
16 12 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (7.41%) Windows
2 77 (4.96%) Android
3 76 (4.89%) Apple iOS
4 50 (3.22%) Windows Server
5 43 (2.77%) Linux
6 15 (0.97%) Unix
7 8 (0.52%) Solaris
8 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.064%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (29.62%) Front End Development
3 300 (19.32%) Web Development
4 292 (18.80%) Test Automation
5 281 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
6 256 (16.48%) DevOps
7 247 (15.90%) SEO
8 229 (14.75%) Scrum
9 213 (13.72%) Full Stack Development
10 206 (13.26%) Software Engineering
11 190 (12.23%) E-Commerce
12 184 (11.85%) TDD
13 168 (10.82%) Mentoring
14 161 (10.37%) Web Accessibility
15 160 (10.30%) User Research
16 152 (9.79%) Analytics
17 151 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
18 144 (9.27%) Unit Testing
19 137 (8.82%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 127 (8.18%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 876 (56.41%) JavaScript
2 352 (22.67%) TypeScript
3 200 (12.88%) ES6
4 187 (12.04%) SQL
5 184 (11.85%) C#
6 168 (10.82%) Java
7 147 (9.47%) PHP
8 130 (8.37%) Python
9 64 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 60 (3.86%) Go
11 41 (2.64%) Ruby
12 35 (2.25%) Scala
13 34 (2.19%) Kotlin
14 32 (2.06%) Apple Swift
15 27 (1.74%) Clojure
16 25 (1.61%) ES7
17 17 (1.09%) C
18 14 (0.90%) Elixir
19 9 (0.58%) C++
20 8 (0.52%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 153 (9.85%) Degree
2 46 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 38 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.09%) PhD
7 7 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.19%) ISEB
10 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.064%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.064%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.064%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.064%) MBA
12 1 (0.064%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (10.37%) QA
2 119 (7.66%) WCAG
3 18 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.16%) WAI
4 7 (0.45%) GDPR
5 6 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.39%) TickIT
6 5 (0.32%) NEBOSH
6 5 (0.32%) SLA
7 4 (0.26%) PSD2
8 3 (0.19%) HL7
8 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.064%) DICOM
9 1 (0.064%) GRC
9 1 (0.064%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 161 (10.37%) Docker
2 17 (1.09%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.13%) Firmware
4 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.13%) Varnish
4 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.064%) QEMU
5 1 (0.064%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 89 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.42%) Terraform
3 7 (0.45%) Argo
4 6 (0.39%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.26%) Ansible
5 4 (0.26%) Istio
5 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.13%) Grafana
6 2 (0.13%) Kibana
6 2 (0.13%) logstash
6 2 (0.13%) SCOM
6 2 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.064%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.064%) FlexNet
7 1 (0.064%) Graylog
7 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.064%) SCCM
7 1 (0.064%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.064%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.064%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 139 (8.95%) Adobe
3 138 (8.89%) Google
4 68 (4.38%) Sitecore
5 46 (2.96%) Mercator
6 33 (2.12%) Oracle
7 20 (1.29%) Atlassian
8 19 (1.22%) Sony
9 18 (1.16%) SAP
10 13 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.77%) Hotjar
12 11 (0.71%) Optimizely
13 10 (0.64%) HubSpot
13 10 (0.64%) New Relic
14 9 (0.58%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.52%) IBM
16 7 (0.45%) Facebook
16 7 (0.45%) WooCommerce
17 6 (0.39%) Cadence
17 6 (0.39%) Pega