Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1088 1268
Rank change year-on-year -78 +180 -56
Permanent jobs citing WAI 28 90 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.052% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.41% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 90 45
UK median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £52,500 £53,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -13.33%

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 22,383 21,691 27,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.85% 12.42% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,382 17,187 21,576
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 5 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 18 February 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 -73 27 £52,500 +50.00% 5
London +2 19 £57,500 +15.00% 2
UK excluding London -51 8 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South West -22 7 £32,500 +30.00% 1
East of England -5 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 28 (100.00%) W3C
2 27 (96.43%) HTML
2 27 (96.43%) CSS
2 27 (96.43%) HTML5
3 22 (78.57%) Web Development
4 20 (71.43%) PHP
4 20 (71.43%) Web Services
4 20 (71.43%) Node.js
4 20 (71.43%) AngularJS
5 19 (67.86%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (67.86%) Serverless
5 19 (67.86%) SQL
5 19 (67.86%) Drupal
5 19 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (60.71%) Banking
6 17 (60.71%) Finance
7 11 (39.29%) Web Design
7 11 (39.29%) SOAP
7 11 (39.29%) XML
7 11 (39.29%) JSON
7 11 (39.29%) GitHub
7 11 (39.29%) REST
8 10 (35.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (32.14%) Workflow
9 9 (32.14%) jQuery
9 9 (32.14%) Amazon S3
9 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
9 9 (32.14%) Amazon RDS

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 19 (67.86%) Drupal
2 7 (25.00%) CMS
2 7 (25.00%) EPiServer
2 7 (25.00%) Kentico
2 7 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (25.00%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 19 (67.86%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (67.86%) AWS Lambda
1 19 (67.86%) Serverless
2 11 (39.29%) GitHub
3 9 (32.14%) Amazon S3
3 9 (32.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (32.14%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
1 9 (32.14%) Karma Test Runner
1 9 (32.14%) Protractor
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (60.71%) Banking
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) Web Developer
3 11 (39.29%) HTML Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Angular Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Senior Developer
4 9 (32.14%) Senior Web Developer
5 8 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (21.43%) Lead Developer
6 6 (21.43%) Lead Web Developer
7 5 (17.86%) AWS Developer
7 5 (17.86%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (14.29%) Designer
8 4 (14.29%) Senior Designer
8 4 (14.29%) Senior Web Designer
8 4 (14.29%) Web Designer
9 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
9 3 (10.71%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) CSS
1 27 (96.43%) HTML
1 27 (96.43%) HTML5
2 20 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 20 (71.43%) Node.js
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
3 11 (39.29%) JSON
3 11 (39.29%) REST
3 11 (39.29%) SOAP
3 11 (39.29%) XML
4 9 (32.14%) jQuery
4 9 (32.14%) Sass
5 8 (28.57%) .NET
5 8 (28.57%) CSS3
6 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (25.00%) XHTML
7 1 (3.57%) Django
7 1 (3.57%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (3.57%) React
7 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) W3C
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
2 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Web Development
2 11 (39.29%) Web Design
3 10 (35.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 9 (32.14%) Front End Development
4 9 (32.14%) Workflow
5 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (25.00%) Content Management
6 7 (25.00%) Wireframes
7 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 5 (17.86%) SEO
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Open Source
10 1 (3.57%) Analytics
10 1 (3.57%) Customer-Centric Development
10 1 (3.57%) Customer-Centricity
10 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
10 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (71.43%) PHP
3 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) ES6
4 6 (21.43%) ES7
4 6 (21.43%) PHP 7
4 6 (21.43%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) AAT
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 7 (25.00%) Telerik
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe