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 3 months to 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 917 961
Rank change year-on-year +79 +44  
Permanent jobs citing WAI 17 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 21
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £52,250 £40,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 9977 12807 13859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.74% 13.01% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7682 10189 10868
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WAI as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 22 May 2017.

Salary histogram for WAI in the UK

WAI
Top 10 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 3 months to 22 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 17 £44,000 +3.52% 2
London +50 12 £44,000 -2.22% 1
North West -30 3 £37,500 - 1
Manchester -34 3 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +20 1 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £32,500 -
South West - 1 £27,500 -
Devon - 1 £27,500 -
Exeter - 1 £27,500 -
Leeds - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (72.50%) HTML
1 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
2 28 (70.00%) CSS
3 21 (52.50%) User Experience
4 17 (42.50%) HTML5
4 17 (42.50%) jQuery
5 16 (40.00%) Web Services
6 15 (37.50%) W3C
7 14 (35.00%) CSS3
8 12 (30.00%) RESTful
8 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
8 12 (30.00%) OO
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (30.00%) Web 2.0
9 11 (27.50%) MySQL
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.00%) .NET
10 10 (25.00%) XML
10 10 (25.00%) C#
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 10 (25.00%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) UML
10 10 (25.00%) OOP
10 10 (25.00%) N-Tier
10 10 (25.00%) HTTP
10 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (25.00%) Publishing
10 10 (25.00%) Marketing

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 3 (7.50%) WordPress
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MySQL
2 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Grunt
1 4 (10.00%) gulp
2 2 (5.00%) Bower
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Capybara
3 1 (2.50%) CasperJS
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Protractor
3 1 (2.50%) RSpec
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
1 10 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 10 (25.00%) User Researcher
3 8 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.00%) UI Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Front End Web Designer
6 1 (2.50%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) HTML
2 28 (70.00%) CSS
3 17 (42.50%) HTML5
3 17 (42.50%) jQuery
4 16 (40.00%) Web Services
5 14 (35.00%) CSS3
6 12 (30.00%) RESTful
7 10 (25.00%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) Sass
8 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.00%) Django
10 2 (5.00%) DOM
10 2 (5.00%) REST
10 2 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
10 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
11 1 (2.50%) LAMP
11 1 (2.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) User Experience
2 15 (37.50%) W3C
3 12 (30.00%) Web 2.0
4 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 10 (25.00%) Semantic Web
5 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.00%) Life Science
7 1 (2.50%) Animation
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
1 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (30.00%) Front End Development
1 12 (30.00%) OO
2 10 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (25.00%) OOP
2 10 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 10 (25.00%) UML
2 10 (25.00%) Use Case
3 9 (22.50%) Web Design
4 6 (15.00%) Web Development
5 4 (10.00%) Separation of Concerns
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe
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