Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1076 1102 1223
Rank change year-on-year +26 +121 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 106 123 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.065% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.50% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83 98 78
UK median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,547 £27,500 £29,925
90th Percentile £58,600 £63,125 £57,525
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -2.78% +10.77%

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 22834 24645 27722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.64% 12.96% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17126 19487 21908
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 10 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 22 November 2017. 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 -6 98 £47,500 +35.71% 5
London +4 62 £52,500 +55.56%
UK excluding London +12 38 £32,500 -7.14% 5
South West +17 15 £32,500 +18.18%
South East +38 14 £29,000 -17.14%
East Midlands +42 5 £27,945 -22.91%
Midlands +32 5 £27,945 -20.16%
North of England -16 2 £40,000 +25.00% 3
North West -19 2 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 74 (69.81%) HTML
2 73 (68.87%) CSS
3 70 (66.04%) User Experience
4 64 (60.38%) JavaScript
5 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (42.45%) HTML5
6 45 (42.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 44 (41.51%) Sass
8 38 (35.85%) Front End Development
9 33 (31.13%) webpack
10 32 (30.19%) gulp
11 31 (29.25%) AngularJS
11 31 (29.25%) .NET
12 30 (28.30%) CSS3
13 27 (25.47%) Wireframes
13 27 (25.47%) jQuery
14 26 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (23.58%) Mobile App
16 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
17 22 (20.75%) Web Development
17 22 (20.75%) HTTP
17 22 (20.75%) CMS
18 21 (19.81%) Visual Studio
18 21 (19.81%) Apple iOS
18 21 (19.81%) npm
19 20 (18.87%) Grunt
20 19 (17.92%) Node.js
20 19 (17.92%) Backbone.js
20 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
20 19 (17.92%) MVC

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 22 (20.75%) CMS
2 11 (10.38%) IIS
3 9 (8.49%) WordPress
4 7 (6.60%) EPiServer
4 7 (6.60%) Kentico
4 7 (6.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (6.60%) Sitefinity
5 6 (5.66%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
7 2 (1.89%) nginx
8 1 (0.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.83%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.89%) InDesign
4 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.81%) npm
2 4 (3.77%) GitHub
3 3 (2.83%) Firebase
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (31.13%) webpack
2 32 (30.19%) gulp
3 21 (19.81%) Visual Studio
4 20 (18.87%) Grunt
5 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
6 14 (13.21%) PostCSS
7 10 (9.43%) Bower
7 10 (9.43%) JIRA
7 10 (9.43%) Protractor
7 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.72%) Babel
8 5 (4.72%) Jasmine
8 5 (4.72%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.77%) Axure RP
9 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.89%) MSTest
10 2 (1.89%) Selenium
10 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (5.66%) Banking
1 6 (5.66%) Legal
1 6 (5.66%) Publishing
2 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Local Government
2 4 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (53.77%) Developer
2 36 (33.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (17.92%) Designer
4 15 (14.15%) HTML Developer
5 13 (12.26%) UX Designer
6 11 (10.38%) Angular Developer
6 11 (10.38%) Architect
6 11 (10.38%) Technical Architect
6 11 (10.38%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Digital Designer
7 10 (9.43%) HTML CSS Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior Designer
8 9 (8.49%) Senior UX Designer
9 6 (5.66%) Content Designer
9 6 (5.66%) Digital Content Designer
9 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.77%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (69.81%) HTML
2 73 (68.87%) CSS
3 45 (42.45%) HTML5
4 44 (41.51%) Sass
5 31 (29.25%) .NET
5 31 (29.25%) AngularJS
6 30 (28.30%) CSS3
7 27 (25.47%) jQuery
8 26 (24.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (17.92%) Backbone.js
9 19 (17.92%) Node.js
10 18 (16.98%) RESTful
11 16 (15.09%) REST
12 15 (14.15%) Ajax
12 15 (14.15%) React
13 13 (12.26%) JSON
13 13 (12.26%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 12 (11.32%) SVG
15 11 (10.38%) Redux
16 8 (7.55%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (66.04%) User Experience
2 25 (23.58%) Mobile App
3 15 (14.15%) W3C
4 8 (7.55%) Graphic Design
5 5 (4.72%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.77%) Semantic Web
7 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.89%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.89%) Fintech
9 1 (0.94%) Animation
9 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Apple iOS
2 11 (10.38%) Android
2 11 (10.38%) Windows
3 5 (4.72%) Linux
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.45%) Responsive Web Design
3 38 (35.85%) Front End Development
4 27 (25.47%) Wireframes
5 23 (21.70%) Test Automation
6 22 (20.75%) Web Development
7 19 (17.92%) MVC
7 19 (17.92%) Unit Testing
8 18 (16.98%) Content Management
9 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
9 15 (14.15%) Scrum
9 15 (14.15%) TDD
10 13 (12.26%) Analytics
10 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.32%) Web Accessibility
12 11 (10.38%) Coaching
12 11 (10.38%) SEO
13 10 (9.43%) BDD
13 10 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (9.43%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 64 (60.38%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.21%) C#
2 14 (13.21%) Java
2 14 (13.21%) PHP
2 14 (13.21%) TypeScript
3 11 (10.38%) ES6
4 5 (4.72%) ECMAScript
5 4 (3.77%) Ruby
5 4 (3.77%) SQL
6 3 (2.83%) Go
7 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.89%) Python
7 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (16.98%) Degree
2 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) WAI
2 1 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Section 508
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Capita
3 7 (6.60%) Sitecore
3 7 (6.60%) Telerik
4 3 (2.83%) Adobe
5 2 (1.89%) Civica