Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 845 1027 1205
Rank change year-on-year +182 +178 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAI 1 85 22
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.058% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.010% 0.42% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 1 130 22
Median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +32.35% +15.91%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £36,375
90th Percentile £58,750 £82,500 £65,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +20.00%

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 9,637 20,221 22,961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.21% 13.77% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,334 14,816 17,596
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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
Top 3 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 4 July 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
UK excluding London +198 1 £52,500 -
England +185 1 £52,500 -22.22% 1
South East +110 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) PostCSS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Keycloak
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Security
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile First
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leadership
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript