Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1055 1122 1088
Rank change year-on-year +67 -34 +148
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 56 94 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.053% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 71 80
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £33,412 £27,547 £24,500
90th Percentile £56,266 £58,750 £47,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +46.15% -7.14% +2.94%

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 20,798 22,407 21,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.82% 12.72% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15,240 17,476 17,153
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 12 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 23 February 2019. 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 +63 55 £47,500 +5.56% 20
UK excluding London +68 35 £47,500 +46.15% 15
North of England +58 24 £40,567 +1.42% 3
London +41 21 £48,567 -7.49% 5
North West +45 12 £40,567 +1.42% 2
Yorkshire +37 11 £43,633 +2.67% 1
South East +39 7 £50,000 +72.41% 8
South West -1 2 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Midlands +37 1 £57,500 +105.76% 2
North East +14 1 £36,823 -9.08%
West Midlands - 1 £57,500 - 2
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (57.14%) HTML
2 32 (57.14%) CSS
3 30 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (53.57%) Coaching
4 29 (51.79%) Mentoring
5 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
5 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
6 25 (44.64%) Microservices
6 25 (44.64%) Jenkins
7 24 (42.86%) Confluence
7 24 (42.86%) BDD
7 24 (42.86%) JIRA
8 23 (41.07%) Slack
9 21 (37.50%) JMeter
9 21 (37.50%) Nessus
9 21 (37.50%) HP UFT
9 21 (37.50%) LoadRunner
9 21 (37.50%) OWASP
9 21 (37.50%) Waterfall
9 21 (37.50%) Burp Suite
10 17 (30.36%) HTML5
10 17 (30.36%) User Experience
11 15 (26.79%) webpack
11 15 (26.79%) CSS3
12 14 (25.00%) Sass
13 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
13 13 (23.21%) Front End Development
14 12 (21.43%) Node.js
14 12 (21.43%) gulp

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 24 (42.86%) Confluence
2 6 (10.71%) CMS
3 5 (8.93%) WordPress
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.57%) Mule
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Drupal
5 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 6 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (5.36%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.79%) InDesign
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.07%) Slack
2 9 (16.07%) npm
3 4 (7.14%) GitHub
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.57%) Yarn
6 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.79%) IaaS
6 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Git (software)
2 25 (44.64%) Jenkins
3 24 (42.86%) JIRA
4 21 (37.50%) Burp Suite
4 21 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 21 (37.50%) JMeter
4 21 (37.50%) LoadRunner
5 15 (26.79%) webpack
6 12 (21.43%) gulp
7 11 (19.64%) Grunt
8 7 (12.50%) PostCSS
9 6 (10.71%) Mocha
10 4 (7.14%) Babel
11 3 (5.36%) Bower
11 3 (5.36%) Selenium
12 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
12 2 (3.57%) GitLab
12 2 (3.57%) JUnit
12 2 (3.57%) Maven
12 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (5.36%) Marketing
1 3 (5.36%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Test Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 13 (23.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (12.50%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Designer
8 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.14%) UX Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.36%) Visual Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Lead Web Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Designer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
10 2 (3.57%) UI/UX Developer
10 2 (3.57%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) CSS
1 32 (57.14%) HTML
2 17 (30.36%) HTML5
3 15 (26.79%) CSS3
4 14 (25.00%) Sass
5 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
6 12 (21.43%) Node.js
7 11 (19.64%) REST
8 10 (17.86%) Backbone.js
8 10 (17.86%) React
9 9 (16.07%) Redux
9 9 (16.07%) Vue.js
10 7 (12.50%) Ajax
10 7 (12.50%) SVG
11 6 (10.71%) Jest
11 6 (10.71%) jQuery
11 6 (10.71%) React Native
12 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (7.14%) LESS
14 3 (5.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) User Experience
2 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) W3C
4 2 (3.57%) Animation
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.57%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Coaching
2 30 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (51.79%) Mentoring
4 25 (44.64%) Microservices
5 24 (42.86%) BDD
6 21 (37.50%) OWASP
6 21 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 13 (23.21%) Front End Development
8 12 (21.43%) Analytics
9 11 (19.64%) Software Delivery
9 11 (19.64%) TDD
9 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (12.50%) Presales
11 7 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.29%) ES6
3 3 (5.36%) PHP
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) ES7
4 2 (3.57%) Groovy
4 2 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) Java 8
5 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) WAI
3 1 (1.79%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (37.50%) Nessus
2 2 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) LexisNexis
3 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
3 2 (3.57%) Apple
3 2 (3.57%) Cadence
3 2 (3.57%) Facebook
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Splunk
3 2 (3.57%) Twitter