Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring WAI skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited WAI over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 896 917 1205
Rank change year-on-year +21 +288 -264
Permanent jobs citing WAI 8 2 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.057% 0.012% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 12
10th Percentile - - £30,241
25th Percentile - £67,500 £38,555
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - £70,000 £42,074
Median % change year-on-year - +66.37% -15.85%
75th Percentile - £72,500 £53,750
90th Percentile - - £57,125
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £42,074
% change year-on-year - - -15.85%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK

WAI falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14,021 16,698 29,954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.76% 18.06% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,272 8,331 13,395
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,500 £93,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 4 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 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London - 6 - -
Scotland - 6 - -
London +95 2 - -
England +32 2 - -

WAI
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git
1 6 (75.00%) Jasmine
1 6 (75.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (100.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Law
2 6 (75.00%) Private Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (25.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) UI Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) LESS
2 6 (75.00%) OAuth
2 6 (75.00%) OAuth2
2 6 (75.00%) OpenAPI
2 6 (75.00%) Sass
2 6 (75.00%) Swagger
3 2 (25.00%) Express.js
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) Nunjucks
3 2 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Native
1 6 (75.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 6 (75.00%) Agile
2 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (75.00%) Investment Management
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 6 (75.00%) Wealth Management
3 2 (25.00%) API Integration
3 2 (25.00%) CI/CD
3 2 (25.00%) Clean Code
3 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Culture
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Containerisation
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Micro Frontends
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile First
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) Accessibility
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker