Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1152 1146 1216
Rank change year-on-year -6 +70 +37
Permanent jobs citing WAI 19 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.084% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 48
UK median annual salary £60,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £38,500 £30,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,250 £55,000 £53,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 22,730 20,776 26,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.20% 12.07% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17,430 16,029 20,838
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 6 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 19 June 2018. 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 -14 18 £60,000 +36.36% 3
London +2 13 £61,750 +40.34% 3
UK excluding London -14 6 £45,000 +20.00%
East of England - 4 £42,500 -
South East -4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 15 (78.95%) Web Design
2 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
3 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) W3C
4 13 (68.42%) Node.js
5 12 (63.16%) PHP
6 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (57.89%) HTML5
7 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (52.63%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (52.63%) Serverless
7 10 (52.63%) Finance
7 10 (52.63%) Banking
7 10 (52.63%) Drupal
8 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
9 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (36.84%) Web Development
11 6 (31.58%) Scrum
11 6 (31.58%) jQuery
11 6 (31.58%) TypeScript
11 6 (31.58%) ES7
11 6 (31.58%) PHP 7
11 6 (31.58%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 6 (31.58%) ES6
12 5 (26.32%) Java

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 10 (52.63%) Drupal
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (10.53%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (52.63%) AWS Lambda
1 10 (52.63%) Serverless
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) npm
2 2 (10.53%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) NoSQL
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Axure RP
2 2 (10.53%) Bower
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) Grunt
2 2 (10.53%) gulp
2 2 (10.53%) IntelliJ
2 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (10.53%) PhantomJS
2 2 (10.53%) Protractor
2 2 (10.53%) Sublime Text
2 2 (10.53%) WebStorm
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Lead Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Lead Web Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Web Developer
3 5 (26.32%) AWS Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Designer
4 4 (21.05%) HTML CSS Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Web Designer
4 4 (21.05%) Web Designer
5 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UX Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Tester
7 1 (5.26%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) AngularJS
1 15 (78.95%) Web Services
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 13 (68.42%) Node.js
4 11 (57.89%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) Sass
6 4 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.79%) Express
7 3 (15.79%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (15.79%) React
7 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 2 (10.53%) Django
8 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
8 2 (10.53%) LESS
9 1 (5.26%) .NET
9 1 (5.26%) Ajax
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (5.26%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) W3C
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) Life Science
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (10.53%) Web 2.0
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Web Design
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 6 (31.58%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 4 (21.05%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
7 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centric Development
7 3 (15.79%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Ethnography
8 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) PHP
3 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) ES6
4 6 (31.58%) ES7
4 6 (31.58%) PHP 7
4 6 (31.58%) TypeScript
5 5 (26.32%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) Java 8
6 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) WCAG
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe