Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1024 1156 1166
Rank change year-on-year +132 +10 +34
Permanent jobs citing WAI 66 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.012% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.091% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 19 34
UK median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% +25.00% +17.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £27,950 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £57,500 £54,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +26.67% -

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 18,855 22,022 21,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.29% 13.20% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,922 16,721 15,938
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 7 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 September 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 +146 66 £67,500 +22.73% 2
London +136 42 £70,000 +27.27% 1
UK excluding London +54 24 £52,500 +10.53% 1
South East +62 17 £52,500 -4.55%
East of England +71 6 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Midlands +37 1 £48,728 +87.42%
West Midlands +28 1 £48,728 +87.42%

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 61 (92.42%) JavaScript
2 59 (89.39%) AngularJS
3 57 (86.36%) HTML
3 57 (86.36%) CSS
4 43 (65.15%) jQuery
4 43 (65.15%) User Experience
5 40 (60.61%) Analytics
6 38 (57.58%) .NET
7 37 (56.06%) C#
7 37 (56.06%) SQL Server
7 37 (56.06%) IIS
7 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET
7 37 (56.06%) Windows
7 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
7 37 (56.06%) Equity Research
7 37 (56.06%) Unit Testing
7 37 (56.06%) Umbraco
7 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 37 (56.06%) Windows Server
7 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET Core
7 37 (56.06%) Server Management
8 36 (54.55%) Robotics
8 36 (54.55%) Data Analytics
9 22 (33.33%) Equities
9 22 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (33.33%) Data Structures
9 22 (33.33%) Algorithms
9 22 (33.33%) Low Latency
10 20 (30.30%) React
10 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration

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 37 (56.06%) IIS
1 37 (56.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) AWS
2 2 (3.03%) npm
3 1 (1.52%) Azure
3 1 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (1.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DVB
1 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 18 (27.27%) Grunt
1 18 (27.27%) gulp
1 18 (27.27%) Jasmine
1 18 (27.27%) Karma Test Runner
2 16 (24.24%) Mocha
2 16 (24.24%) PostCSS
3 2 (3.03%) Protractor
3 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Multimedia
2 4 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (90.91%) Developer
2 33 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 16 (24.24%) Senior Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Fidessa Developer
5 10 (15.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Consultant
10 1 (1.52%) Development Manager
10 1 (1.52%) IT Manager
10 1 (1.52%) IT Security Manager
10 1 (1.52%) Junior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Security Manager
10 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Web Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (89.39%) AngularJS
2 57 (86.36%) CSS
2 57 (86.36%) HTML
3 43 (65.15%) jQuery
4 38 (57.58%) .NET
5 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET
5 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET Core
5 37 (56.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (30.30%) React
7 18 (27.27%) .NET Core
7 18 (27.27%) HTML5
7 18 (27.27%) LESS
7 18 (27.27%) Sass
8 16 (24.24%) Spring
9 8 (12.12%) Keycloak
9 8 (12.12%) Spring Security
10 6 (9.09%) RESTful
11 4 (6.06%) Express
11 4 (6.06%) Node.js
11 4 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (65.15%) User Experience
2 36 (54.55%) Robotics
3 22 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 22 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 22 (33.33%) Equities
4 15 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (12.12%) W3C
6 4 (6.06%) Life Science
6 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (6.06%) Web 2.0
7 3 (4.55%) Social Network
8 2 (3.03%) Animation
8 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.06%) Windows
1 37 (56.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Analytics
2 37 (56.06%) Equity Research
2 37 (56.06%) Server Management
2 37 (56.06%) Unit Testing
3 36 (54.55%) Data Analytics
4 22 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 22 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (28.79%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (27.27%) Open Source
8 17 (25.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (25.76%) OWASP
8 17 (25.76%) Refactoring
9 16 (24.24%) BDD
9 16 (24.24%) Pair Programming
9 16 (24.24%) Progressive Enhancement
9 16 (24.24%) Scrum
9 16 (24.24%) TDD
9 16 (24.24%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 61 (92.42%) JavaScript
2 37 (56.06%) C#
3 16 (24.24%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
1 3 (4.55%) Section 508
1 3 (4.55%) WCAG
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.52%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) ACF2
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) Fidessa
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) OutSystems