Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 968 1064 1192
Rank change year-on-year +96 +128 -50
Permanent jobs citing WAI 11 46 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.031% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.076% 0.22% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 9 66 20
Median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +2.13% +56.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £39,125
90th Percentile £58,750 £82,500 £65,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.81% +16.67% +28.57%

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 14,383 20,731 22,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.28% 14.00% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11,041 15,053 17,581
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.06%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 +90 11 £40,000 -33.33% 1
UK excluding London +78 11 £40,000 -23.81%
East of England +56 4 £42,500 -10.53%
South West - 4 £30,000 -
South East +45 3 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) Sass
1 11 (100.00%) gulp
2 9 (81.82%) Front End Development
3 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (72.73%) W3C
4 7 (63.64%) HTML5
5 6 (54.55%) Open Source
5 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (54.55%) Jasmine
5 6 (54.55%) Grunt
5 6 (54.55%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (54.55%) LESS
5 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (54.55%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (45.45%) webpack
6 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 5 (45.45%) .NET
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) WCAG
7 4 (36.36%) Animation
7 4 (36.36%) Capita
7 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
7 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (36.36%) Content Management

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 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) EPiServer
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (36.36%) Sitefinity
1 4 (36.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) npm
2 2 (18.18%) AWS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) gulp
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Grunt
3 6 (54.55%) Jasmine
3 6 (54.55%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (45.45%) webpack
5 4 (36.36%) Protractor
6 2 (18.18%) Mocha
6 2 (18.18%) PostCSS
7 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Sass
2 8 (72.73%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) LESS
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) NgRx
6 4 (36.36%) Node.js
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (36.36%) SVG
6 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (36.36%) Vue.js
6 4 (36.36%) XHTML
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) XSLT
7 2 (18.18%) Keycloak
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) W3C
2 4 (36.36%) Animation
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Front End Development
2 6 (54.55%) Open Source
2 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (54.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (54.55%) Technical Leadership
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (36.36%) Content Management
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) SEO
4 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) OWASP
6 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
6 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe
1 4 (36.36%) Capita
1 4 (36.36%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft