Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 990 1087 1165
Rank change year-on-year +97 +78 -50
Permanent jobs citing WAI 17 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 28
UK median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% - +50.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,875 £60,000 £65,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -19.05% +61.54% -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 15,450 20,798 22,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.53% 13.91% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,911 15,202 17,295
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,555
% change year-on-year - +5.75% +0.13%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 +86 17 £42,500 -19.05% 6
UK excluding London +76 15 £42,500 -19.05% 5
East of England +62 8 £43,750 -2.78%
South West - 4 £30,000 - 3
South East +46 3 £52,500 - 1
London +67 2 £44,000 -23.48% 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
3 14 (82.35%) Sass
3 14 (82.35%) gulp
4 13 (76.47%) Front End Development
5 12 (70.59%) jQuery
5 12 (70.59%) W3C
6 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (58.82%) HTML5
7 10 (58.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
8 9 (52.94%) Jasmine
8 9 (52.94%) Open Source
8 9 (52.94%) LESS
8 9 (52.94%) Grunt
8 9 (52.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (52.94%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (47.06%) webpack
9 8 (47.06%) User Experience
9 8 (47.06%) CSS3
9 8 (47.06%) RESTful
10 7 (41.18%) Animation
10 7 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (41.18%) SVG
10 7 (41.18%) Photoshop
10 7 (41.18%) Adobe
10 7 (41.18%) Semantic HTML
10 7 (41.18%) Adobe Creative Suite

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 (23.53%) CMS
1 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
1 4 (23.53%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Sitefinity
1 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (41.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (41.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) npm
2 2 (11.76%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Git (software)
1 14 (82.35%) gulp
2 11 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (52.94%) Grunt
3 9 (52.94%) Jasmine
3 9 (52.94%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (47.06%) webpack
5 7 (41.18%) Protractor
6 2 (11.76%) Mocha
6 2 (11.76%) PostCSS
7 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) CSS
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) Sass
3 12 (70.59%) jQuery
4 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
4 10 (58.82%) HTML5
5 9 (52.94%) LESS
6 8 (47.06%) CSS3
6 8 (47.06%) RESTful
7 7 (41.18%) NgRx
7 7 (41.18%) Semantic HTML
7 7 (41.18%) SVG
8 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 5 (29.41%) Node.js
9 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (23.53%) Vue.js
9 4 (23.53%) XHTML
9 4 (23.53%) XML
9 4 (23.53%) XSLT
10 3 (17.65%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) W3C
2 8 (47.06%) User Experience
3 7 (41.18%) Animation
3 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (23.53%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.88%) Life Science
5 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (5.88%) Social Network
5 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Front End Development
2 10 (58.82%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (52.94%) Open Source
3 9 (52.94%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (41.18%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (29.41%) Wireframes
7 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (23.53%) Content Management
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) SEO
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (11.76%) Mobile First
9 2 (11.76%) OWASP
9 2 (11.76%) Pair Programming
9 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) WCAG
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Section 508
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Adobe
2 4 (23.53%) Capita
2 4 (23.53%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft