Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Accessibility (a11y)
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 292 421 476
Rank change year-on-year +129 +55 +15
Permanent jobs citing Accessibility 1,311 453 901
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 0.65% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.12% 5.02% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 698 350 648
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,175
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,121 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,750 £50,000 £48,291
Median % change year-on-year +5.50% +3.54% +1.66%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%

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 16,150 9,032 20,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.32% 12.90% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10,010 6,971 15,182
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,102 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.05% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +138 1,162 £55,000 +4.76% 214
London +156 712 £62,500 +4.17% 96
UK excluding London +11 462 £47,500 +5.56% 132
Work from Home +13 355 £50,000 +11.11% 41
South East +6 135 £52,500 +16.67% 27
North of England -48 105 £47,500 +14.22% 39
South West -19 97 £50,000 +20.18% 22
Midlands -21 78 £45,000 -5.26% 23
West Midlands -40 50 £43,500 -13.00% 17
North West -3 48 £50,000 +16.73% 17
Yorkshire -62 48 £47,500 +26.67% 12
East Midlands -28 28 £47,500 +5.56% 6
East of England -39 23 £40,000 -30.43% 5
Scotland -62 20 £43,100 +6.42% 9
North East -20 9 £45,000 -12.62% 10
Wales -29 4 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Northern Ireland -33 2 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 738 (56.29%) JavaScript
2 709 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
3 685 (52.25%) HTML
4 648 (49.43%) User Experience
5 643 (49.05%) CSS
6 557 (42.49%) React
7 402 (30.66%) Front End Development
8 394 (30.05%) Git (software)
9 376 (28.68%) Node.js
10 336 (25.63%) Social Skills
11 300 (22.88%) AngularJS
12 294 (22.43%) TypeScript
13 293 (22.35%) Sass
14 269 (20.52%) HTML5
15 251 (19.15%) Web Development
16 235 (17.93%) Vue.js
17 233 (17.77%) Test Automation
18 222 (16.93%) DevOps
19 221 (16.86%) CSS3
20 220 (16.78%) Scrum
21 210 (16.02%) AWS
22 209 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
23 201 (15.33%) ES6
24 190 (14.49%) REST
25 188 (14.34%) Azure
26 183 (13.96%) webpack
27 179 (13.65%) SEO
28 173 (13.20%) .NET
29 172 (13.12%) CMS
30 170 (12.97%) E-Commerce

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
1 172 (13.12%) CMS
2 80 (6.10%) WordPress
3 56 (4.27%) Kentico
4 49 (3.74%) Headless CMS
5 42 (3.20%) Confluence
6 41 (3.13%) Umbraco
7 37 (2.82%) Drupal
8 36 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 30 (2.29%) EPiServer
10 29 (2.21%) IIS
11 23 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (1.22%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.84%) Apache
14 9 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.31%) Hyperledger
15 4 (0.31%) MODX
15 4 (0.31%) SAS
15 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.23%) ColdFusion
16 3 (0.23%) Magnolia
Applications
1 68 (5.19%) Sketch
2 61 (4.65%) Figma
3 39 (2.97%) Photoshop
4 32 (2.44%) InVision
5 19 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
7 15 (1.14%) Zeplin
8 13 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.92%) Adobe XD
10 11 (0.84%) Chatbot
11 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
11 9 (0.69%) UXPin
12 6 (0.46%) GIMP
12 6 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 5 (0.38%) Inkscape
13 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
14 4 (0.31%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.31%) Flinto
14 4 (0.31%) InDesign
14 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (1.14%) Magento
2 14 (1.07%) Shopify
3 5 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.23%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.15%) Q-Pulse
5 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.076%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 210 (16.02%) AWS
2 188 (14.34%) Azure
3 88 (6.71%) Serverless
4 75 (5.72%) GCP
5 74 (5.64%) npm
6 45 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (3.36%) SaaS
8 34 (2.59%) GitHub
9 31 (2.36%) Azure Functions
10 27 (2.06%) Yarn
11 26 (1.98%) Firebase
12 24 (1.83%) Cloud Functions
13 15 (1.14%) IaaS
13 15 (1.14%) PaaS
14 14 (1.07%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.92%) BrowserStack
16 11 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.84%) Power Platform
17 9 (0.69%) Fastly
17 9 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.13%) HTTP
2 21 (1.60%) Internet
3 15 (1.14%) DNS
3 15 (1.14%) SSL
4 12 (0.92%) Broadband
5 11 (0.84%) SSH
6 8 (0.61%) Intranet
7 5 (0.38%) IKE
8 3 (0.23%) Skype
9 2 (0.15%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.15%) FTP
9 2 (0.15%) MQTT
9 2 (0.15%) NFC
9 2 (0.15%) RFID
9 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.076%) DHCP
10 1 (0.076%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.076%) NAS
10 1 (0.076%) VPN
10 1 (0.076%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.64%) MySQL
3 43 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 35 (2.67%) Big Data
5 30 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (0.84%) Power BI
10 10 (0.76%) Looker
11 9 (0.69%) Redis
12 8 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.53%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.46%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2019
14 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 394 (30.05%) Git (software)
2 183 (13.96%) webpack
3 107 (8.16%) gulp
4 101 (7.70%) JIRA
5 89 (6.79%) Jenkins
6 80 (6.10%) Cypress.io
7 77 (5.87%) Visual Studio
8 74 (5.64%) Selenium
9 54 (4.12%) Babel
10 52 (3.97%) Storybook
11 40 (3.05%) Axure RP
11 40 (3.05%) MSI
11 40 (3.05%) WiX
12 39 (2.97%) Mocha
13 32 (2.44%) Cucumber
14 31 (2.36%) Jasmine
15 29 (2.21%) Postman
16 26 (1.98%) Bower
16 26 (1.98%) Grunt
16 26 (1.98%) JUnit
General
1 336 (25.63%) Social Skills
2 159 (12.13%) Finance
3 135 (10.30%) Marketing
4 130 (9.92%) Public Sector
5 102 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (6.56%) Retail
7 49 (3.74%) Legal
8 45 (3.43%) Publishing
9 41 (3.13%) Banking
10 35 (2.67%) Games
11 32 (2.44%) Manufacturing
12 31 (2.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 31 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
13 28 (2.14%) Influencing Skills
14 21 (1.60%) Organisational Skills
14 21 (1.60%) Telecoms
15 19 (1.45%) Automotive
16 14 (1.07%) Back Office
17 12 (0.92%) Documentation Skills
17 12 (0.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 596 (45.46%) Developer
2 230 (17.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 152 (11.59%) Senior Developer
4 125 (9.53%) Designer
5 118 (9.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 79 (6.03%) Software Engineer
7 73 (5.57%) UX Designer
8 58 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
9 55 (4.20%) Web Developer
10 54 (4.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 45 (3.43%) Analyst
11 45 (3.43%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 42 (3.20%) .NET Developer
13 38 (2.90%) React Developer
14 32 (2.44%) UI Designer
14 32 (2.44%) User Researcher
15 31 (2.36%) UI Developer
16 30 (2.29%) Software Developer
17 29 (2.21%) Senior Software Engineer
18 27 (2.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 685 (52.25%) HTML
2 643 (49.05%) CSS
3 557 (42.49%) React
4 376 (28.68%) Node.js
5 300 (22.88%) AngularJS
6 293 (22.35%) Sass
7 269 (20.52%) HTML5
8 235 (17.93%) Vue.js
9 221 (16.86%) CSS3
10 190 (14.49%) REST
11 173 (13.20%) .NET
12 140 (10.68%) GraphQL
13 133 (10.14%) Jest
14 105 (8.01%) Web Services
15 93 (7.09%) RESTful
16 87 (6.64%) LESS
17 85 (6.48%) Next.js
18 76 (5.80%) JSON
19 63 (4.81%) Redux
20 59 (4.50%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 648 (49.43%) User Experience
2 109 (8.31%) Mobile App
3 108 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
4 50 (3.81%) W3C
5 46 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 40 (3.05%) Data Structures
6 40 (3.05%) Web 2.0
7 39 (2.97%) Cloud Native
8 33 (2.52%) Algorithms
9 31 (2.36%) Virtual Team
10 25 (1.91%) NHS
11 23 (1.75%) BBC
12 19 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (1.22%) Animation
14 15 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.07%) Reinsurance
16 12 (0.92%) Blog
16 12 (0.92%) Wiki
17 10 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
17 10 (0.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 97 (7.40%) Windows
2 50 (3.81%) Android
3 49 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 43 (3.28%) Linux
5 29 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 13 (0.99%) Unix
7 7 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.076%) CentOS
8 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (54.08%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (30.66%) Front End Development
3 251 (19.15%) Web Development
4 233 (17.77%) Test Automation
5 222 (16.93%) DevOps
6 220 (16.78%) Scrum
7 209 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
8 179 (13.65%) SEO
9 170 (12.97%) E-Commerce
10 162 (12.36%) TDD
11 155 (11.82%) Mentoring
12 152 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
13 149 (11.37%) Software Engineering
13 149 (11.37%) User Research
14 127 (9.69%) Web Accessibility
15 126 (9.61%) Unit Testing
16 122 (9.31%) Microservices
17 116 (8.85%) Responsive Web Design
18 114 (8.70%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
19 110 (8.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 738 (56.29%) JavaScript
2 294 (22.43%) TypeScript
3 201 (15.33%) ES6
4 154 (11.75%) Java
5 152 (11.59%) C#
6 142 (10.83%) PHP
7 135 (10.30%) SQL
8 113 (8.62%) Python
9 50 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 41 (3.13%) Go
11 34 (2.59%) Kotlin
12 31 (2.36%) Apple Swift
13 29 (2.21%) Scala
14 27 (2.06%) Ruby
15 17 (1.30%) ES7
16 16 (1.22%) Clojure
17 15 (1.14%) C
18 12 (0.92%) Java 8
19 11 (0.84%) C++
20 9 (0.69%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 143 (10.91%) Degree
2 44 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 35 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 29 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 14 (1.07%) PhD
8 10 (0.76%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) ISEB
12 1 (0.076%) CAPM
12 1 (0.076%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.076%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.076%) PMP
12 1 (0.076%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.076%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (8.62%) QA
2 89 (6.79%) WCAG
3 13 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.84%) WAI
5 8 (0.61%) GDPR
6 7 (0.53%) TickIT
7 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.15%) HL7
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.076%) GRC
System Software
1 132 (10.07%) Docker
2 14 (1.07%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.38%) LXC
4 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.15%) Firmware
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.15%) Varnish
5 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 76 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.99%) Terraform
3 7 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.23%) Argo
5 2 (0.15%) Kibana
5 2 (0.15%) logstash
5 2 (0.15%) SCOM
5 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.076%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.076%) FlexNet
6 1 (0.076%) Puppet
6 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 109 (8.31%) Google
2 105 (8.01%) Microsoft
3 90 (6.86%) Adobe
4 46 (3.51%) Mercator
5 39 (2.97%) Sitecore
6 22 (1.68%) Atlassian
6 22 (1.68%) SAP
7 21 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (1.60%) Sony
8 12 (0.92%) Oracle
9 11 (0.84%) Pega
10 10 (0.76%) New Relic
11 7 (0.53%) Cadence
11 7 (0.53%) Samsung
12 6 (0.46%) IBM
12 6 (0.46%) Optimizely
12 6 (0.46%) Splunk
13 5 (0.38%) hybris
13 5 (0.38%) Sage
13 5 (0.38%) WooCommerce