Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1149 1266
Rank change year-on-year -24 +117 -27
Permanent jobs citing WAI 33 94 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.050% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 91 32
UK median annual salary £48,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.57% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,500 £26,825
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £57,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +2.86%

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 22837 24465 27929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.62% 12.95% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17116 19362 22073
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -38 32 £48,500 +38.57% 1
London +19 17 £52,500 +5.00% 1
UK excluding London -33 15 £37,500 +7.14%
South West -9 7 £32,500 -7.14%
South East +39 4 £49,250 +23.13%
North of England -1 4 £37,500 -
North West -10 4 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 31 (93.94%) HTML
1 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
1 31 (93.94%) CSS
2 26 (78.79%) HTML5
3 23 (69.70%) W3C
4 20 (60.61%) Web Development
5 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
6 16 (48.48%) PHP
7 15 (45.45%) SQL
7 15 (45.45%) Web Services
7 15 (45.45%) XML
7 15 (45.45%) Sass
7 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
8 14 (42.42%) Finance
9 13 (39.39%) SOAP
9 13 (39.39%) Drupal
9 13 (39.39%) REST
9 13 (39.39%) GitHub
9 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
10 12 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (36.36%) Serverless
10 12 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (36.36%) CSS3
10 12 (36.36%) Node.js
10 12 (36.36%) jQuery
10 12 (36.36%) Banking
10 12 (36.36%) JSON
11 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (33.33%) .NET

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 13 (39.39%) Drupal
2 9 (27.27%) CMS
3 7 (21.21%) EPiServer
3 7 (21.21%) Kentico
3 7 (21.21%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (21.21%) Sitefinity
4 3 (9.09%) WordPress
5 2 (6.06%) Magnolia
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.03%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 15 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (39.39%) GitHub
3 12 (36.36%) AWS Lambda
3 12 (36.36%) Serverless
4 10 (30.30%) Amazon S3
4 10 (30.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 10 (30.30%) CloudFront
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (30.30%) Protractor
4 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (12.12%) Grunt
5 4 (12.12%) gulp
6 2 (6.06%) Axure RP
6 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.06%) Mocha
6 2 (6.06%) PostCSS
6 2 (6.06%) ProtoShare
6 2 (6.06%) webpack
7 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.03%) Codeception
7 1 (3.03%) git-flow
7 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.03%) PHPUnit
7 1 (3.03%) QUnit
7 1 (3.03%) Subversion
7 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Marketing
4 4 (12.12%) Publishing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Senior Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Angular Developer
4 10 (30.30%) HTML Developer
4 10 (30.30%) Senior Web Developer
5 9 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (21.21%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
7 4 (12.12%) UI Developer
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) CSS
1 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 26 (78.79%) HTML5
3 17 (51.52%) AngularJS
4 15 (45.45%) Sass
4 15 (45.45%) Web Services
4 15 (45.45%) XML
5 13 (39.39%) REST
5 13 (39.39%) SOAP
6 12 (36.36%) CSS3
6 12 (36.36%) jQuery
6 12 (36.36%) JSON
6 12 (36.36%) Node.js
7 11 (33.33%) .NET
8 9 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (21.21%) XHTML
10 4 (12.12%) LESS
10 4 (12.12%) React
11 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (69.70%) W3C
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.06%) Social Media
4 2 (6.06%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Web Development
2 13 (39.39%) Front End Development
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 11 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (30.30%) Workflow
5 8 (24.24%) Wireframes
6 7 (21.21%) Content Management
7 5 (15.15%) MVC
7 5 (15.15%) SEO
8 4 (12.12%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.09%) OO
9 3 (9.09%) OOP
9 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
9 3 (9.09%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) UML
9 3 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) PHP
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) ES6
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) AAT
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Sitecore
1 7 (21.21%) Telerik
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Avid
3 2 (6.06%) hybris
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe