Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1092 1091 1216
Rank change year-on-year -1 +125 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 96 96 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.055% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 80 72
UK median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,547 £24,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,600 £47,750 £58,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% +4.62%

WCAG 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 22,781 21,835 26,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.41% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,741 17,314 21,307
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WCAG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCAG.

Salary trend for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCAG over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCAG within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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 +22 88 £45,000 +28.57% 12
London +50 54 £52,500 +75.00% 6
UK excluding London -30 34 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South West +14 13 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South East -3 11 £29,000 -17.14%
North of England -9 6 £40,000 - 2
Midlands +10 4 £27,945 -25.48%
East Midlands 0 4 £27,945 -25.48%
North West -5 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
North East -25 2 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 £42,500 +49.12%

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 64 (66.67%) User Experience
2 60 (62.50%) HTML
3 58 (60.42%) CSS
3 58 (60.42%) JavaScript
4 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (44.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 36 (37.50%) Sass
7 34 (35.42%) HTML5
8 33 (34.38%) Mobile App
9 32 (33.33%) Front End Development
10 29 (30.21%) webpack
11 27 (28.13%) Wireframes
12 26 (27.08%) HTTP
13 25 (26.04%) gulp
14 24 (25.00%) Grunt
15 23 (23.96%) CSS3
15 23 (23.96%) CMS
15 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
16 22 (22.92%) jQuery
16 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
17 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
17 21 (21.88%) .NET
18 19 (19.79%) TDD
18 19 (19.79%) Content Management
18 19 (19.79%) Degree
19 18 (18.75%) Node.js
19 18 (18.75%) REST
19 18 (18.75%) PostCSS
20 17 (17.71%) Apple iOS
20 17 (17.71%) Analytics

WCAG
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 23 (23.96%) CMS
2 8 (8.33%) WordPress
3 7 (7.29%) EPiServer
3 7 (7.29%) Kentico
3 7 (7.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (7.29%) Sitefinity
4 6 (6.25%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.04%) InDesign
3 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.67%) npm
2 3 (3.13%) Firebase
3 2 (2.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) Broadband
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (30.21%) webpack
2 25 (26.04%) gulp
3 24 (25.00%) Grunt
4 18 (18.75%) PostCSS
5 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 12 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 9 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (7.29%) Babel
7 7 (7.29%) Jasmine
7 7 (7.29%) TeamCity
8 5 (5.21%) Axure RP
8 5 (5.21%) Selenium
9 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.13%) JIRA
10 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.08%) Moq
10 2 (2.08%) MSTest
10 2 (2.08%) RSpec
10 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Publishing
4 6 (6.25%) Legal
5 5 (5.21%) Marketing
6 4 (4.17%) Local Government
7 3 (3.13%) Law
8 2 (2.08%) Games
9 1 (1.04%) Advertising
9 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Developer
2 26 (27.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (18.75%) Designer
4 14 (14.58%) Architect
4 14 (14.58%) Technical Architect
5 11 (11.46%) Digital Designer
5 11 (11.46%) UX Designer
6 9 (9.38%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Content Designer
7 7 (7.29%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Designer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Senior UX Designer
7 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Digital Content Designer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Systems Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Web Designer
9 5 (5.21%) UI Designer
9 5 (5.21%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (62.50%) HTML
2 58 (60.42%) CSS
3 36 (37.50%) Sass
4 34 (35.42%) HTML5
5 23 (23.96%) CSS3
6 22 (22.92%) jQuery
7 21 (21.88%) .NET
7 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 18 (18.75%) Node.js
8 18 (18.75%) REST
9 17 (17.71%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 16 (16.67%) Ajax
11 15 (15.63%) Backbone.js
11 15 (15.63%) SVG
11 15 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (14.58%) Redux
13 13 (13.54%) RESTful
14 10 (10.42%) React
15 8 (8.33%) D3.js
16 7 (7.29%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (66.67%) User Experience
2 33 (34.38%) Mobile App
3 13 (13.54%) W3C
4 8 (8.33%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.08%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.71%) Apple iOS
2 14 (14.58%) Android
3 3 (3.13%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (44.79%) Responsive Web Design
3 32 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 27 (28.13%) Wireframes
5 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
6 22 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 19 (19.79%) Content Management
7 19 (19.79%) TDD
8 17 (17.71%) Analytics
9 16 (16.67%) Web Development
10 15 (15.63%) Coaching
10 15 (15.63%) Collaborative Working
10 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 14 (14.58%) MVC
11 14 (14.58%) Presales
11 14 (14.58%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (14.58%) Software Delivery
11 14 (14.58%) Web Accessibility
12 11 (11.46%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 58 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 17 (17.71%) C#
3 16 (16.67%) Java
3 16 (16.67%) PHP
4 11 (11.46%) ES6
5 4 (4.17%) ES7
5 4 (4.17%) ES8
5 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.13%) Go
6 3 (3.13%) Python
6 3 (3.13%) Ruby
6 3 (3.13%) SQL
7 2 (2.08%) Scala
7 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.04%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) WAI
2 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Capita
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.29%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.29%) Telerik
4 5 (5.21%) Adobe
5 1 (1.04%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) Twitter