Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 938 1066 1104
Rank change year-on-year +128 +38 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 71 53 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.035% 0.054%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% 0.25% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 71
UK median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £30,050 £33,412 £27,547
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,266 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +46.15% -7.14%

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 15,438 20,936 22,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.50% 13.92% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11,933 15,329 17,337
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% 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 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 13 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 25 February 2020. 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 +128 69 £40,000 -15.79% 17
UK excluding London +96 47 £40,000 -15.79% 14
London +73 24 £55,000 +13.25% 4
South East +81 22 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands +42 11 £44,000 -23.48% 1
North of England +42 8 £35,272 -19.16% 6
West Midlands +39 7 £44,000 -23.48% 1
South West +34 4 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire +25 4 £33,250 -30.56% 3
East Midlands - 4 - -
North West +43 3 £42,500 +4.77% 3
Scotland +35 2 £39,000 - 1
North East +15 1 £35,544 -3.47%

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 65 (91.55%) HTML
2 53 (74.65%) CSS
3 49 (69.01%) JavaScript
4 42 (59.15%) Front End Development
5 38 (53.52%) Git (software)
5 38 (53.52%) HTML5
5 38 (53.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 33 (46.48%) User Experience
7 31 (43.66%) Sass
8 30 (42.25%) CMS
9 24 (33.80%) Web Design
9 24 (33.80%) QA
10 23 (32.39%) Mobile First
11 21 (29.58%) CSS3
11 21 (29.58%) jQuery
12 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
12 20 (28.17%) gulp
13 18 (25.35%) Node.js
14 17 (23.94%) Vue.js
14 17 (23.94%) .NET
15 16 (22.54%) ES6
15 16 (22.54%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (22.54%) Analytics
16 15 (21.13%) Grunt
16 15 (21.13%) React
16 15 (21.13%) Content Management
17 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
17 14 (19.72%) LESS
17 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server

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 30 (42.25%) CMS
2 9 (12.68%) WordPress
3 6 (8.45%) Drupal
3 6 (8.45%) Umbraco
4 5 (7.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (5.63%) EPiServer
5 4 (5.63%) Sitefinity
6 3 (4.23%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.41%) Headless CMS
7 1 (1.41%) Kentico
7 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Adobe XD
2 6 (8.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (8.45%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.45%) Sketch
3 4 (5.63%) InVision
4 1 (1.41%) Chatbot
4 1 (1.41%) Figma
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.41%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) SaaS
2 11 (15.49%) GitHub
3 6 (8.45%) Azure
4 4 (5.63%) Google Analytics
5 3 (4.23%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (53.52%) Git (software)
2 20 (28.17%) gulp
3 15 (21.13%) Grunt
4 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (14.08%) Bitbucket
5 10 (14.08%) Subversion
5 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio
6 9 (12.68%) GitLab
7 7 (9.86%) webpack
8 2 (2.82%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.82%) Babel
8 2 (2.82%) Selenium
8 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.41%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq
9 1 (1.41%) Capybara
9 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.41%) ESLint
9 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (14.08%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.23%) Games
3 3 (4.23%) Publishing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Police
Job Titles
1 50 (70.42%) Developer
2 39 (54.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (14.08%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (14.08%) React Developer
4 9 (12.68%) QA Technician
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 8 (11.27%) UX Developer
6 7 (9.86%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (9.86%) HTML Developer
6 7 (9.86%) UI Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Designer
10 3 (4.23%) UI/UX Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Content Manager
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (91.55%) HTML
2 53 (74.65%) CSS
3 38 (53.52%) HTML5
4 31 (43.66%) Sass
5 21 (29.58%) CSS3
5 21 (29.58%) jQuery
6 20 (28.17%) AngularJS
7 18 (25.35%) Node.js
8 17 (23.94%) .NET
8 17 (23.94%) Vue.js
9 15 (21.13%) React
10 14 (19.72%) LESS
11 13 (18.31%) XSLT
12 11 (15.49%) DOM
13 10 (14.08%) GatsbyJS
13 10 (14.08%) Next.js
14 9 (12.68%) Handlebars
15 6 (8.45%) Backbone.js
15 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (7.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (46.48%) User Experience
2 10 (14.08%) iPad
3 9 (12.68%) W3C
4 5 (7.04%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.63%) Graphic Design
6 3 (4.23%) Animation
6 3 (4.23%) e-Learning
6 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.82%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (2.82%) Contactless
7 2 (2.82%) Robotics
8 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Android
1 8 (11.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (59.15%) Front End Development
2 38 (53.52%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (33.80%) Web Design
4 23 (32.39%) Mobile First
5 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (22.54%) Analytics
6 16 (22.54%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (21.13%) Content Management
8 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
9 13 (18.31%) Workflow
10 12 (16.90%) Wireframes
11 10 (14.08%) A/B Testing
11 10 (14.08%) Decision-Making
11 10 (14.08%) Scrum
11 10 (14.08%) Time Management
11 10 (14.08%) Web Development
12 9 (12.68%) Data Transformation
12 9 (12.68%) Project Management
12 9 (12.68%) SEO
12 9 (12.68%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (69.01%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.54%) ES6
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 10 (14.08%) C#
5 6 (8.45%) PHP
6 5 (7.04%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.82%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (2.82%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) ES7
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.80%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) WAI
3 2 (2.82%) PA-DSS
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
1 1 (1.41%) IAG
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Adobe
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.63%) Capita
4 4 (5.63%) Google
5 3 (4.23%) HubSpot
5 3 (4.23%) Zoho
6 2 (2.82%) WooCommerce
7 1 (1.41%) Facebook
7 1 (1.41%) Genesys
7 1 (1.41%) Instagram
7 1 (1.41%) Twitter