Period
to 19 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1152 1208 1246
Rank change year-on-year +56 +38 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAI 31 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.028% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 49 42
UK median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £35,250 £24,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,250 £49,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%

WAI is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21586 26020 28106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.19% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16162 20655 22074
UK median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 2017. 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 +59 31 £44,000 +17.33% 2
London +32 18 £44,000 -7.37% 1
UK excluding London +46 13 £37,500 - 1
North of England -18 8 £37,500 - 1
North West -30 7 £37,500 - 1
South East +63 4 £49,250 +31.33%
Yorkshire +23 1 £32,500 -
South West -4 1 £27,500 -21.43%

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing WAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WAI.

1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 16 (51.61%) User Experience
4 14 (45.16%) Publishing
5 12 (38.71%) Web 2.0
6 10 (32.26%) HTML5
7 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
7 8 (25.81%) Marketing
7 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
8 7 (22.58%) XML
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) MySQL
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 7 (22.58%) CSS3
8 7 (22.58%) Sass
8 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
9 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (19.35%) Stress Testing
9 6 (19.35%) RESTful
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) C#
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 6 (19.35%) .NET
9 6 (19.35%) UML
9 6 (19.35%) OOP

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 5 (16.13%) WordPress
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Drupal
3 2 (6.45%) Magnolia
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.23%) CloudFront
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Grunt
2 4 (12.90%) gulp
3 3 (9.68%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.45%) Mocha
4 2 (6.45%) PostCSS
4 2 (6.45%) ProtoShare
4 2 (6.45%) Protractor
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) webpack
5 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.23%) Capybara
5 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) PHPUnit
5 1 (3.23%) QUnit
5 1 (3.23%) RSpec
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (45.16%) Publishing
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
4 3 (9.68%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) User Researcher
3 6 (19.35%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior UI Developer
6 2 (6.45%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (6.45%) UX Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Web Designer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) CSS
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) HTML5
3 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
3 7 (22.58%) CSS3
3 7 (22.58%) jQuery
3 7 (22.58%) Sass
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) XML
4 6 (19.35%) .NET
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) RESTful
5 5 (16.13%) LESS
6 4 (12.90%) React
6 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (6.45%) Handlebars
7 2 (6.45%) Node.js
7 2 (6.45%) REST
7 2 (6.45%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (6.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) User Experience
2 12 (38.71%) Web 2.0
3 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (19.35%) N-Tier
3 6 (19.35%) W3C
4 2 (6.45%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) Animation
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
3 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 6 (19.35%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (19.35%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) OOP
3 6 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (19.35%) Stress Testing
3 6 (19.35%) UML
3 6 (19.35%) Use Case
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.68%) Mobile First
7 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (6.45%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) ES6
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe
2 2 (6.45%) Avid
2 2 (6.45%) hybris