Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 928 848 1049
Rank change year-on-year -80 +201 +149
Permanent jobs citing WAI 25 1 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.001% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.010% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 79
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £40,500 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% -
75th Percentile " £58,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £56,000 " £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +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 14,234 10,355 20,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.48% 12.93% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,054 7,998 15,278
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,375 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WAI over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Salary histogram 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 25 June 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 -66 25 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Work from Home - 13 £50,000 - 2
London - 13 £55,000 - 1
UK excluding London -67 12 £50,000 -4.76% 2
North of England - 6 £50,000 -
North West - 6 £50,000 -
South East -24 4 £41,000 -21.90%
South West - 2 £50,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (72.00%) AWS
2 18 (72.00%) User Experience
3 16 (64.00%) HTML
3 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 15 (60.00%) Social Skills
5 14 (56.00%) Accessibility
6 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (48.00%) React
8 11 (44.00%) GraphQL
8 11 (44.00%) Sass
8 11 (44.00%) Web Services
9 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (40.00%) NHS
9 10 (40.00%) Azure
9 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
9 10 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (40.00%) DevOps
10 9 (36.00%) TypeScript
10 9 (36.00%) CMS
11 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (28.00%) gulp
12 7 (28.00%) Data Privacy
12 7 (28.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
12 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
12 7 (28.00%) Machine Learning
12 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence

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 9 (36.00%) CMS
2 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (24.00%) EPiServer
3 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 6 (24.00%) Kentico
3 6 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (24.00%) Umbraco
3 6 (24.00%) WordPress
4 4 (16.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (16.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (16.00%) Fireworks
2 4 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (16.00%) Sketch
3 3 (12.00%) Figma
3 3 (12.00%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 18 (72.00%) AWS
2 10 (40.00%) Azure
3 6 (24.00%) SaaS
4 4 (16.00%) GCP
4 4 (16.00%) Yarn
5 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) gulp
3 6 (24.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (24.00%) Grunt
3 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
4 4 (16.00%) Cypress.io
4 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) Mocha
4 4 (16.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (8.00%) git-flow
5 2 (8.00%) GitLab
5 2 (8.00%) Selenium
5 2 (8.00%) Storybook
5 2 (8.00%) webpack
General
1 15 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Local Government
2 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 8 (32.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (24.00%) Umbraco Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Designer
7 3 (12.00%) UX Designer
8 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Drupal Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) CSS
1 16 (64.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) React
3 11 (44.00%) GraphQL
3 11 (44.00%) Sass
3 11 (44.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (24.00%) .NET
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (24.00%) Node.js
6 4 (16.00%) Django
6 4 (16.00%) JSON
6 4 (16.00%) LAMP
6 4 (16.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) Symfony
6 4 (16.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) User Experience
2 10 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (40.00%) NHS
3 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (12.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps
1 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (28.00%) Data Privacy
3 7 (28.00%) Decision-Making
3 7 (28.00%) Kanban
3 7 (28.00%) Machine Learning
3 7 (28.00%) Personalization
3 7 (28.00%) Product Roadmap
3 7 (28.00%) SEO
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 6 (24.00%) OOP
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (36.00%) TypeScript
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) Accessibility
2 7 (28.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Adobe
2 6 (24.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) Sitecore