Period
to 11 April 2021

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

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 829 981 1074
Rank change year-on-year +152 +93 +121
Permanent jobs citing WAI 20 10 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.071% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 47
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £35,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% -41.67% +2.13%
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -33.33% +16.67%

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 10,141 14,034 20,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.24% 12.36% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7,111 10,910 15,446
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,625
25th Percentile £40,977 £37,500 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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
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 11 April 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 +155 20 £50,000 +42.86% 2
UK excluding London +117 15 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Work from Home - 15 £50,000 -
North of England - 10 £50,000 -
North West - 10 £50,000 -
London - 5 - - 1
South West -2 4 £50,000 +66.67%
South East +91 1 £42,500 -19.05% 1

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 20 (100.00%) AWS
2 19 (95.00%) Sass
2 19 (95.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (95.00%) HTML
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
2 19 (95.00%) Web Services
3 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (90.00%) NHS
3 18 (90.00%) Azure
3 18 (90.00%) DevOps
3 18 (90.00%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (80.00%) Front End Development
5 15 (75.00%) Data Privacy
5 15 (75.00%) User Experience
5 15 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
5 15 (75.00%) SEO
6 14 (70.00%) CMS
6 14 (70.00%) Project Management
6 14 (70.00%) C#
6 14 (70.00%) .NET
6 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (70.00%) Windows
6 14 (70.00%) IIS
6 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (70.00%) MVC
6 14 (70.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (70.00%) Umbraco
6 14 (70.00%) EPiServer
6 14 (70.00%) WordPress

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 14 (70.00%) CMS
1 14 (70.00%) EPiServer
1 14 (70.00%) IIS
1 14 (70.00%) Kentico
1 14 (70.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 14 (70.00%) Umbraco
1 14 (70.00%) WordPress
2 4 (20.00%) Drupal
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (20.00%) Fireworks
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (20.00%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (70.00%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) AWS
2 18 (90.00%) Azure
3 14 (70.00%) SaaS
4 4 (20.00%) GCP
4 4 (20.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (70.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (25.00%) gulp
4 4 (20.00%) Grunt
4 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (10.00%) git-flow
5 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (10.00%) Mocha
5 2 (10.00%) Storybook
General
1 4 (20.00%) Local Government
1 4 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 18 (90.00%) Senior Developer
3 17 (85.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (80.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 14 (70.00%) Umbraco Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) CSS
1 19 (95.00%) HTML
1 19 (95.00%) Sass
1 19 (95.00%) Web Services
2 15 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (70.00%) .NET
3 14 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) Entity Framework
4 5 (25.00%) GraphQL
4 5 (25.00%) React
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) Compass CSS Framework
5 4 (20.00%) Django
5 4 (20.00%) JSON
5 4 (20.00%) LAMP
5 4 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (20.00%) Node.js
5 4 (20.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Greenfield Project
1 18 (90.00%) NHS
2 15 (75.00%) User Experience
3 14 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) DevOps
2 16 (80.00%) Front End Development
3 15 (75.00%) Data Privacy
3 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 15 (75.00%) SEO
4 14 (70.00%) MVC
4 14 (70.00%) Project Management
4 14 (70.00%) Requirements Gathering
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Content Management
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
5 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) Task Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (20.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Google