Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 735 939 1071
Rank change year-on-year +204 +132 +20
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 41 67 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% 0.43% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 34 54 40
Median annual salary £58,750 £42,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.43% -7.57% +15.63%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,500 £33,412
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £60,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,567
% change year-on-year - -12.22% +57.13%

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 7,837 15,673 20,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.01% 12.56% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,801 12,212 15,431
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,149 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WCAG.

Salary trend for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCAG over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 +232 35 £62,500 +45.35% 22
London +184 18 £85,000 +47.83% 10
UK excluding London +176 18 £40,000 - 12
East of England - 8 £37,500 -
Work from Home -69 6 £37,500 -34.78% 2
North of England +92 5 £57,500 +64.29% 9
North West +69 3 £75,000 +76.47% 2
South East +126 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
South West +68 2 £45,000 +50.00% 2
North East +16 2 £51,250 +46.25% 2
Scotland +37 1 £29,500 -22.37%

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 31 (75.61%) CSS
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
5 24 (58.54%) User Experience
6 23 (56.10%) Git (software)
7 19 (46.34%) Spring
7 19 (46.34%) Sass
8 18 (43.90%) TypeScript
9 16 (39.02%) DevOps
9 16 (39.02%) Java
9 16 (39.02%) HTML5
9 16 (39.02%) CSS3
10 14 (34.15%) QA
11 13 (31.71%) React
12 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
12 12 (29.27%) TDD
12 12 (29.27%) Finance
13 11 (26.83%) Selenium
13 11 (26.83%) InVision
13 11 (26.83%) Docker
14 10 (24.39%) Microservices
14 10 (24.39%) Sketch
14 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
15 9 (21.95%) Cypress.io
15 9 (21.95%) Scala
15 9 (21.95%) Azure
15 9 (21.95%) OWASP
15 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering

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 5 (12.20%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) InVision
2 10 (24.39%) Sketch
3 3 (7.32%) Adobe XD
4 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Azure
2 5 (12.20%) GitHub
3 2 (4.88%) AWS
4 1 (2.44%) npm
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) Selenium
3 9 (21.95%) Cypress.io
3 9 (21.95%) PostCSS
4 8 (19.51%) Grunt
4 8 (19.51%) gulp
5 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
5 5 (12.20%) JIRA
5 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (12.20%) Protractor
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.44%) ESLint
6 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.44%) Flyway
6 1 (2.44%) git-flow
6 1 (2.44%) GitLab
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (29.27%) React Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (17.07%) UI Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Digital Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (9.76%) HTML Developer
7 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Designer
9 2 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) CSS
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) Sass
3 19 (46.34%) Spring
4 16 (39.02%) CSS3
4 16 (39.02%) HTML5
5 13 (31.71%) React
6 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
7 9 (21.95%) GraphQL
7 9 (21.95%) Puppeteer
7 9 (21.95%) Spring Boot
7 9 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (21.95%) Web Components
8 8 (19.51%) Node.js
8 8 (19.51%) RESTful
9 5 (12.20%) NgRx
10 4 (9.76%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (7.32%) .NET
12 2 (4.88%) Express
12 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (58.54%) User Experience
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Public Cloud
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.32%) W3C
5 2 (4.88%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) CentOS
2 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) DevOps
3 12 (29.27%) TDD
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (24.39%) Microservices
4 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
5 9 (21.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (21.95%) OWASP
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
6 8 (19.51%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 8 (19.51%) Data Analysis
6 8 (19.51%) Data Integration
6 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.51%) Front End Development
6 8 (19.51%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (19.51%) SDLC
7 7 (17.07%) Scrum
8 6 (14.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) JavaScript
2 18 (43.90%) TypeScript
3 16 (39.02%) Java
4 9 (21.95%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) ES6
4 9 (21.95%) ES7
4 9 (21.95%) Kotlin
4 9 (21.95%) Scala
5 7 (17.07%) Python
6 6 (14.63%) Ruby
7 5 (12.20%) Go
8 2 (4.88%) PHP
9 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) SANS
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Grafana
2 1 (2.44%) Graphite
2 1 (2.44%) Kibana
2 1 (2.44%) Packer
2 1 (2.44%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Adobe
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) New Relic
3 1 (2.44%) Progress
3 1 (2.44%) SAP