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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1201 966 859
Rank change year-on-year -235 -107 +181
Permanent jobs citing WAI 59 23 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.021% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.15% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 1
10th Percentile £30,241 - -
25th Percentile £41,326 £40,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,074 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.85% -4.76% -16.00%
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,074 £41,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.78% -20.48% -

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 31,618 14,894 10,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.58% 13.83% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13,886 9,369 7,875
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,322 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,625 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% - +5.56%

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WAI in the UK

WAI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WAI in the UK

WAI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAI over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 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
Jobs
England -201 59 £42,074 -15.85%
UK excluding London -117 35 £42,074 +0.78%
Work from Home -221 33 £52,500 +5.00%
London -241 24 - -
North of England -73 16 £52,500 +5.00%
Yorkshire - 16 £52,500 -
East of England - 16 - -
South West -30 3 £30,906 -38.19%

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 54 (91.53%) HTML
1 54 (91.53%) JavaScript
2 51 (86.44%) CSS
3 48 (81.36%) HTML5
4 44 (74.58%) Node.js
5 43 (72.88%) Agile
6 42 (71.19%) Git (software)
7 41 (69.49%) Responsive Web Design
8 37 (62.71%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (61.02%) W3C
10 34 (57.63%) Accessibility
11 33 (55.93%) JIRA
11 33 (55.93%) CSS3
12 32 (54.24%) AngularJS
12 32 (54.24%) Adobe
13 30 (50.85%) Scrum
13 30 (50.85%) Sass
14 29 (49.15%) Full Stack Development
15 27 (45.76%) Degree
16 26 (44.07%) Web Accessibility
16 26 (44.07%) React
16 26 (44.07%) webpack
17 20 (33.90%) Mentoring
17 20 (33.90%) GitHub
17 20 (33.90%) Web Development
18 19 (32.20%) Azure
18 19 (32.20%) AWS
18 19 (32.20%) Social Skills
19 18 (30.51%) Subversion
19 18 (30.51%) SOAP

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 4 (6.78%) CMS
1 4 (6.78%) Umbraco
1 4 (6.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (8.47%) Sketch
3 3 (5.08%) Acrobat
3 3 (5.08%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.90%) GitHub
2 19 (32.20%) AWS
2 19 (32.20%) Azure
3 14 (23.73%) Figma
4 11 (18.64%) npm
4 11 (18.64%) Yarn
5 4 (6.78%) IaaS
5 4 (6.78%) PaaS
6 3 (5.08%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.42%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (71.19%) Git (software)
2 33 (55.93%) JIRA
3 26 (44.07%) webpack
4 18 (30.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (30.51%) Subversion
5 11 (18.64%) Cypress.io
5 11 (18.64%) GitLab
5 11 (18.64%) Grunt
5 11 (18.64%) gulp
5 11 (18.64%) Jasmine
5 11 (18.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (18.64%) Mercurial
5 11 (18.64%) Mocha
5 11 (18.64%) Protractor
6 4 (6.78%) PostCSS
6 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (5.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (32.20%) Social Skills
2 16 (27.12%) Finance
3 15 (25.42%) Games
3 15 (25.42%) Public Sector
4 10 (16.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) Full Stack Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Designer
5 7 (11.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Lead Designer
7 5 (8.47%) UI Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) HTML
2 51 (86.44%) CSS
3 48 (81.36%) HTML5
4 44 (74.58%) Node.js
5 33 (55.93%) CSS3
6 32 (54.24%) AngularJS
7 30 (50.85%) Sass
8 26 (44.07%) React
9 18 (30.51%) Modernizr
9 18 (30.51%) REST
9 18 (30.51%) SOAP
10 15 (25.42%) Express
10 15 (25.42%) Redux
10 15 (25.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 15 (25.42%) WebGL
11 14 (23.73%) jQuery
11 14 (23.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (18.64%) Chai
12 11 (18.64%) HATEOAS
12 11 (18.64%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 36 (61.02%) W3C
2 16 (27.12%) User Experience
3 8 (13.56%) Social Media
4 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.47%) Social Network
5 4 (6.78%) IoT
5 4 (6.78%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile
2 41 (69.49%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (62.71%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (50.85%) Scrum
5 29 (49.15%) Full Stack Development
6 26 (44.07%) Web Accessibility
7 20 (33.90%) Mentoring
7 20 (33.90%) Web Development
8 18 (30.51%) Front End Development
8 18 (30.51%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (27.12%) UX Design
10 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
10 15 (25.42%) Kanban
10 15 (25.42%) OO
10 15 (25.42%) Software Engineering
10 15 (25.42%) TDD
10 15 (25.42%) Waterfall
11 14 (23.73%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (18.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 11 (18.64%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 54 (91.53%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 15 (25.42%) ES6
4 14 (23.73%) TypeScript
5 11 (18.64%) Go
5 11 (18.64%) Python
6 7 (11.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (57.63%) Accessibility
2 9 (15.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Adobe
2 11 (18.64%) Google
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft