Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1060 1104 1218
Rank change year-on-year +44 +114 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 103 113 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.059% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.47% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 87
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +4.48% +3.08%

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 21845 25080 27818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.51% 13.08% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16220 19832 21995
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +62 99 £40,250 +15.00% 14
London +8 60 £51,250 +36.67% 7
UK excluding London +50 43 £32,500 -7.14% 8
South West +17 17 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South East +65 15 £29,000 -27.50% 1
East Midlands +56 6 £27,945 -22.91%
Midlands +38 6 £27,945 -20.16%
Northern Ireland - 4 £35,000 -
North of England +13 1 - - 4
North West -4 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 83 (80.58%) HTML
2 82 (79.61%) CSS
3 71 (68.93%) JavaScript
4 61 (59.22%) User Experience
5 45 (43.69%) Sass
6 42 (40.78%) HTML5
7 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (35.92%) AngularJS
8 37 (35.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (33.01%) webpack
10 33 (32.04%) gulp
11 31 (30.10%) Front End Development
11 31 (30.10%) jQuery
12 30 (29.13%) .NET
12 30 (29.13%) CSS3
13 29 (28.16%) Web Development
14 28 (27.18%) HTTP
14 28 (27.18%) Test Automation
14 28 (27.18%) Mobile App
15 27 (26.21%) npm
16 26 (25.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (25.24%) Backbone.js
16 26 (25.24%) Node.js
16 26 (25.24%) REST
17 22 (21.36%) Grunt
17 22 (21.36%) Mentoring
17 22 (21.36%) TDD
17 22 (21.36%) Ajax
18 21 (20.39%) Unit Testing
18 21 (20.39%) PostCSS

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 19 (18.45%) CMS
2 11 (10.68%) IIS
3 9 (8.74%) WordPress
4 7 (6.80%) EPiServer
4 7 (6.80%) Kentico
4 7 (6.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (6.80%) Sitefinity
5 4 (3.88%) Drupal
6 3 (2.91%) Apache
7 2 (1.94%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.88%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.97%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.97%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 27 (26.21%) npm
2 4 (3.88%) GitHub
3 3 (2.91%) Firebase
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (33.01%) webpack
2 33 (32.04%) gulp
3 22 (21.36%) Grunt
4 21 (20.39%) PostCSS
5 20 (19.42%) Visual Studio
6 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
7 9 (8.74%) Bower
7 9 (8.74%) JIRA
7 9 (8.74%) Protractor
7 9 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.85%) Axure RP
8 5 (4.85%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.91%) PhpStorm
11 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.94%) Selenium
11 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (6.80%) Marketing
2 4 (3.88%) Local Government
3 3 (2.91%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (53.40%) Developer
2 34 (33.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (17.48%) Architect
3 18 (17.48%) Technical Architect
4 16 (15.53%) Web Developer
5 15 (14.56%) HTML Developer
6 12 (11.65%) Designer
6 12 (11.65%) UX Designer
7 10 (9.71%) Angular Developer
7 10 (9.71%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Designer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (3.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Development Officer
9 4 (3.88%) ICT Officer
9 4 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
9 4 (3.88%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.91%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (80.58%) HTML
2 82 (79.61%) CSS
3 45 (43.69%) Sass
4 42 (40.78%) HTML5
5 37 (35.92%) AngularJS
6 31 (30.10%) jQuery
7 30 (29.13%) .NET
7 30 (29.13%) CSS3
8 26 (25.24%) Backbone.js
8 26 (25.24%) Node.js
8 26 (25.24%) REST
8 26 (25.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (21.36%) Ajax
10 20 (19.42%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 19 (18.45%) SVG
12 18 (17.48%) Redux
13 16 (15.53%) JSON
14 12 (11.65%) RESTful
15 10 (9.71%) React
16 9 (8.74%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 61 (59.22%) User Experience
2 28 (27.18%) Mobile App
3 18 (17.48%) W3C
4 8 (7.77%) Graphic Design
5 5 (4.85%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.88%) Semantic Web
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.94%) Fintech
8 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.97%) Animation
9 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Apple iOS
2 11 (10.68%) Windows
3 9 (8.74%) Android
4 5 (4.85%) Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 31 (30.10%) Front End Development
4 29 (28.16%) Web Development
5 28 (27.18%) Test Automation
6 22 (21.36%) Mentoring
6 22 (21.36%) TDD
7 21 (20.39%) Unit Testing
8 20 (19.42%) Analytics
8 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (19.42%) Wireframes
9 18 (17.48%) Coaching
9 18 (17.48%) MVC
10 17 (16.50%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (14.56%) Content Management
12 14 (13.59%) Scrum
13 11 (10.68%) Mathematics
14 10 (9.71%) Presales
14 10 (9.71%) Software Delivery
15 9 (8.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (68.93%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.53%) PHP
3 13 (12.62%) TypeScript
4 12 (11.65%) C#
5 8 (7.77%) Java
6 6 (5.83%) ES6
7 5 (4.85%) ECMAScript
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby
8 4 (3.88%) SQL
9 3 (2.91%) Go
10 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.94%) Python
10 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.97%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) WAI
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Section 508
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.80%) Telerik
3 3 (2.91%) Capita
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe
4 2 (1.94%) Civica
4 2 (1.94%) SAP