Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAI over the 6 months to 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1020 1174 1128
Rank change year-on-year +154 -46 +102
Permanent jobs citing WAI 69 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.086% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68 17 39
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36% +17.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,250 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -6.67%

WAI 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 19,970 22,031 20,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 12.82% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14,469 16,964 15,888
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in the UK

WAI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WAI in the UK

WAI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAI over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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 +154 69 £60,000 -
UK excluding London +120 40 £52,500 +16.67%
South East +72 34 £53,750 +19.44%
London +86 29 £70,000 +13.36%
East of England +79 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing WAI 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 WAI.

1 67 (97.10%) JavaScript
2 66 (95.65%) AngularJS
3 64 (92.75%) HTML
3 64 (92.75%) CSS
4 36 (52.17%) jQuery
5 35 (50.72%) .NET
6 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
6 34 (49.28%) C#
6 34 (49.28%) ASP.NET
6 34 (49.28%) User Experience
7 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (47.83%) React
7 33 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 33 (47.83%) Server Management
7 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 33 (47.83%) IIS
7 33 (47.83%) Windows
7 33 (47.83%) Unit Testing
7 33 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (47.83%) Umbraco
8 31 (44.93%) OWASP
8 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET Core
9 30 (43.48%) PostCSS
9 30 (43.48%) gulp
9 30 (43.48%) Mobile First
9 30 (43.48%) Jasmine
9 30 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (43.48%) Sass
9 30 (43.48%) LESS

WAI
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 33 (47.83%) IIS
1 33 (47.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (49.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 30 (43.48%) Grunt
1 30 (43.48%) gulp
1 30 (43.48%) Jasmine
1 30 (43.48%) Karma Test Runner
1 30 (43.48%) Mocha
1 30 (43.48%) PostCSS
2 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (98.55%) Developer
2 31 (44.93%) Senior Developer
3 24 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 18 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 18 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (17.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Fidessa Developer
7 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Azure Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Azure DevOps
11 1 (1.45%) DevOps Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Junior DevOps
11 1 (1.45%) Junior JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (95.65%) AngularJS
2 64 (92.75%) CSS
2 64 (92.75%) HTML
3 36 (52.17%) jQuery
4 35 (50.72%) .NET
5 34 (49.28%) ASP.NET
6 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (47.83%) React
7 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET Core
8 30 (43.48%) HTML5
8 30 (43.48%) LESS
8 30 (43.48%) Sass
8 30 (43.48%) Spring
9 18 (26.09%) Keycloak
9 18 (26.09%) Spring Security
10 17 (24.64%) .NET Core
11 4 (5.80%) Web Services
12 3 (4.35%) Express
12 3 (4.35%) Node.js
12 3 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (49.28%) User Experience
2 24 (34.78%) Robotics
3 19 (27.54%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (20.29%) Algorithms
4 14 (20.29%) Data Structures
4 14 (20.29%) Equities
5 4 (5.80%) W3C
6 3 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.35%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Windows
1 33 (47.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
1 33 (47.83%) Responsive Web Design
1 33 (47.83%) Server Management
1 33 (47.83%) Unit Testing
2 31 (44.93%) OWASP
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (43.48%) BDD
3 30 (43.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (43.48%) Mobile First
3 30 (43.48%) Open Source
3 30 (43.48%) Pair Programming
3 30 (43.48%) Progressive Enhancement
3 30 (43.48%) Scrum
3 30 (43.48%) TDD
4 28 (40.58%) Refactoring
5 27 (39.13%) Analytics
5 27 (39.13%) Equity Research
5 27 (39.13%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (39.13%) Technical Leadership
6 26 (37.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (97.10%) JavaScript
2 34 (49.28%) C#
3 30 (43.48%) Java
4 20 (28.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) QA
1 1 (1.45%) Section 508
1 1 (1.45%) WCAG
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.49%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.45%) OutSystems