Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1019 1165 1175
Rank change year-on-year +146 +10 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAI 36 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 31
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +38.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,025 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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 17,473 21,828 22,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.93% 13.40% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13,267 16,420 16,982
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,461 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 November 2019.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 8 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 22 November 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 +102 36 £50,000 - 6
London +103 18 £75,000 +36.36% 1
UK excluding London +75 18 £42,500 +13.33% 6
East of England +61 10 £47,500 +26.67% 2
South West - 4 £30,000 - 3
South East +28 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Midlands +43 1 £48,728 +91.09%
West Midlands +18 1 £48,728 +91.09%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 28 (77.78%) HTML
2 28 (77.78%) CSS
2 28 (77.78%) jQuery
3 25 (69.44%) AngularJS
3 25 (69.44%) User Experience
4 19 (52.78%) .NET
5 18 (50.00%) Umbraco
6 17 (47.22%) Analytics
7 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 16 (44.44%) W3C
8 15 (41.67%) Front End Development
9 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
9 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Core
9 14 (38.89%) Server Management
9 14 (38.89%) Windows
9 14 (38.89%) C#
9 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
9 14 (38.89%) IIS
9 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
9 14 (38.89%) Data Analytics
9 14 (38.89%) Equity Research
9 14 (38.89%) Unit Testing
9 14 (38.89%) Robotics
10 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
10 13 (36.11%) Sass
10 13 (36.11%) gulp
11 11 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (30.56%) Responsive Web Design

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 18 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 14 (38.89%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (11.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (19.44%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) npm
2 1 (2.78%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DVB
1 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
1 13 (36.11%) gulp
2 11 (30.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (22.22%) Grunt
3 8 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 8 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (22.22%) webpack
4 7 (19.44%) Protractor
5 1 (2.78%) Mocha
5 1 (2.78%) PostCSS
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.11%) Multimedia
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Fidessa Developer
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.78%) IT Security Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) CSS
1 28 (77.78%) HTML
1 28 (77.78%) jQuery
2 25 (69.44%) AngularJS
3 19 (52.78%) .NET
4 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Core
4 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (36.11%) Sass
6 10 (27.78%) RESTful
7 9 (25.00%) HTML5
8 8 (22.22%) .NET Core
8 8 (22.22%) CSS3
8 8 (22.22%) LESS
9 7 (19.44%) NgRx
9 7 (19.44%) Node.js
9 7 (19.44%) Semantic HTML
9 7 (19.44%) SVG
10 4 (11.11%) XML
10 4 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) User Experience
2 16 (44.44%) W3C
3 14 (38.89%) Robotics
4 9 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 9 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 9 (25.00%) Equities
5 7 (19.44%) Animation
5 7 (19.44%) Mobile App
6 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (11.11%) Smartphone
8 3 (8.33%) Life Science
8 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (8.33%) Social Network
8 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
9 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
1 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Analytics
2 15 (41.67%) Front End Development
3 14 (38.89%) Data Analytics
3 14 (38.89%) Equity Research
3 14 (38.89%) Server Management
3 14 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 9 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (22.22%) Open Source
7 7 (19.44%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (19.44%) Wireframes
8 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.89%) Content Management
9 5 (13.89%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (13.89%) Web Development
10 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.11%) MVC
10 4 (11.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) WCAG
2 3 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Section 508
3 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.78%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) ACF2
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Adobe
3 5 (13.89%) Fidessa
4 4 (11.11%) Capita
4 4 (11.11%) Sitecore