Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1151 1142 1276
Rank change year-on-year -9 +134 -39
Permanent jobs citing WAI 41 86 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.045% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 80 34
UK median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £56,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +11.63%

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 21853 24983 28045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.54% 13.08% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16222 19736 22163
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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 +5 40 £44,000 +17.33% 5
London +32 22 £47,000 -6.00% 5
UK excluding London +3 18 £37,500 +7.14%
South West +4 8 £32,500 -7.14%
North of England -14 6 £37,500 -
North West -25 6 £37,500 -
South East +44 4 £49,250 +23.13%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 32 (78.05%) HTML
1 32 (78.05%) JavaScript
1 32 (78.05%) CSS
2 25 (60.98%) HTML5
3 21 (51.22%) W3C
4 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (43.90%) Web Development
5 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
5 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
5 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
6 14 (34.15%) jQuery
6 14 (34.15%) Sass
6 14 (34.15%) CSS3
6 14 (34.15%) Web Services
6 14 (34.15%) XML
6 14 (34.15%) PHP
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) .NET
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (29.27%) User Experience
9 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (26.83%) Publishing
10 10 (24.39%) Banking
10 10 (24.39%) SOAP
10 10 (24.39%) Drupal
10 10 (24.39%) REST
10 10 (24.39%) GitHub
10 10 (24.39%) Node.js

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 10 (24.39%) Drupal
2 9 (21.95%) CMS
3 7 (17.07%) EPiServer
3 7 (17.07%) Kentico
3 7 (17.07%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (17.07%) Sitefinity
4 4 (9.76%) WordPress
5 2 (4.88%) Magnolia
6 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (24.39%) GitHub
3 9 (21.95%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (21.95%) Serverless
4 8 (19.51%) Amazon S3
4 8 (19.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 8 (19.51%) CloudFront
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
3 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (24.39%) Karma Test Runner
3 9 (21.95%) Protractor
4 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.76%) Grunt
5 4 (9.76%) gulp
6 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
6 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.88%) Mocha
6 2 (4.88%) PostCSS
6 2 (4.88%) ProtoShare
6 2 (4.88%) webpack
7 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.44%) Codeception
7 1 (2.44%) git-flow
7 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.44%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.44%) QUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Publishing
3 10 (24.39%) Banking
4 7 (17.07%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Senior Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (24.39%) Web Developer
5 9 (21.95%) User Researcher
6 8 (19.51%) Angular Developer
6 8 (19.51%) HTML Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Senior Web Developer
7 7 (17.07%) HTML CSS Developer
8 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
9 4 (9.76%) UI Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Digital Developer
10 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior Mobile Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) CSS
1 32 (78.05%) HTML
2 25 (60.98%) HTML5
3 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
4 14 (34.15%) CSS3
4 14 (34.15%) jQuery
4 14 (34.15%) Sass
4 14 (34.15%) Web Services
4 14 (34.15%) XML
5 13 (31.71%) .NET
6 11 (26.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (24.39%) Node.js
7 10 (24.39%) REST
7 10 (24.39%) SOAP
8 9 (21.95%) JSON
9 7 (17.07%) XHTML
10 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.20%) LESS
10 5 (12.20%) RESTful
11 4 (9.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) W3C
2 12 (29.27%) User Experience
3 9 (21.95%) Web 2.0
4 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.88%) Social Media
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
1 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (43.90%) Web Development
2 15 (36.59%) Front End Development
3 12 (29.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (21.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 8 (19.51%) Wireframes
5 8 (19.51%) Workflow
6 7 (17.07%) Content Management
7 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
7 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.20%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) OOP
7 5 (12.20%) SEO
7 5 (12.20%) Stress Testing
7 5 (12.20%) UML
7 5 (12.20%) Use Case
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 3 (7.32%) Mobile First
9 3 (7.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) JavaScript
2 14 (34.15%) PHP
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) ES6
5 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) AAT
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Sitecore
1 7 (17.07%) Telerik
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) Avid
3 2 (4.88%) hybris