Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1089 1150 1097
Rank change year-on-year +61 -53 +153
Permanent jobs citing WAI 21 24 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.014% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.11% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 100
UK median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.24% +40.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,750 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,125 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +7.69%

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 20,805 21,621 22,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.77% 12.55% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,302 16,618 17,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 9 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 15 January 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 +57 21 £55,000 +4.76% 11
UK excluding London +56 17 £40,000 +23.08% 8
South East - 7 £55,000 - 4
East of England - 5 £37,500 - 4
London +30 4 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West Midlands - 3 £25,500 -
Midlands - 3 £25,500 -
North of England +36 2 £30,250 -19.33%
Yorkshire - 2 £30,250 -

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
3 17 (80.95%) jQuery
3 17 (80.95%) User Experience
3 17 (80.95%) Front End Development
4 16 (76.19%) SQL
5 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
6 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
6 13 (61.90%) SDLC
6 13 (61.90%) Server Management
6 13 (61.90%) .NET
6 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
6 13 (61.90%) IIS
6 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
6 13 (61.90%) Windows
6 13 (61.90%) C#
6 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
6 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
6 13 (61.90%) Umbraco
7 11 (52.38%) MVC
8 6 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 6 (28.57%) HTML5
9 5 (23.81%) CSS3
10 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
10 4 (19.05%) Web Development
10 4 (19.05%) React

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 13 (61.90%) IIS
1 13 (61.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Silverpop
2 2 (9.52%) npm
3 1 (4.76%) AdWords
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) gulp
3 2 (9.52%) Babel
3 2 (9.52%) webpack
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.76%) Mocha
4 1 (4.76%) PostCSS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
1 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Developer
4 9 (42.86%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (14.29%) Angular Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Junior
8 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.76%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
1 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 17 (80.95%) jQuery
3 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 13 (61.90%) .NET
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (28.57%) HTML5
6 5 (23.81%) CSS3
7 4 (19.05%) LESS
7 4 (19.05%) React
7 4 (19.05%) Sass
8 3 (14.29%) Ajax
8 3 (14.29%) Laravel
9 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 1 (4.76%) Keycloak
10 1 (4.76%) MEAN Stack
10 1 (4.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) User Experience
2 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
4 3 (14.29%) W3C
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Front End Development
2 13 (61.90%) SDLC
2 13 (61.90%) Server Management
2 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
3 11 (52.38%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 4 (19.05%) Web Development
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) SEO
7 2 (9.52%) Analytics
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
7 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centric Development
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) ES6
5 2 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) WCAG
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Section 508
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Google