Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring WCAG skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited WCAG over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 704 810 1000
Rank change year-on-year +106 +190 -154
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 201 109 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.43% 0.65% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 126 48 101
10th Percentile £40,988 £41,343 £22,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,965 £49,150 £36,250
Median % change year-on-year +17.93% +35.59% -44.23%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £85,625 £73,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,965 £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.41% +61.54% -23.53%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK

WCAG falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14,021 16,698 29,954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.76% 18.06% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,272 8,331 13,395
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,500 £93,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 16 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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +104 167 £57,965 +22.03% 9
UK excluding London +55 160 £57,965 +10.41% 9
Work from Home +66 91 £57,965 +10.41% 6
North of England +75 74 £57,965 +10.41% 3
South East +5 38 £72,500 +28.89% 1
North West +7 34 £57,965 +36.39%
London +88 33 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +86 26 £57,965 +10.41%
North East - 14 £57,965 - 3
Scotland - 13 - - 2
Midlands -28 11 £57,965 +54.57% 2
South West -61 10 £57,046 +20.10%
Northern Ireland - 8 - - 1
West Midlands -6 6 £57,965 +54.57% 2
Wales - 6 £67,500 -
East Midlands - 5 - -

WCAG
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.49%) Moodle
2 4 (1.99%) CMS
3 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) Totara
Applications
1 53 (26.37%) Sketch
2 17 (8.46%) Adobe XD
3 7 (3.48%) InVision
4 3 (1.49%) UserZoom
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.50%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (26.37%) Figma
2 46 (22.89%) Heroku
2 46 (22.89%) Miro
3 17 (8.46%) AWS
4 9 (4.48%) Azure
5 6 (2.99%) SaaS
6 5 (2.49%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (2.49%) GCP
7 3 (1.49%) Azure API Management
7 3 (1.49%) Azure Key Vault
7 3 (1.49%) Azure Monitor
7 3 (1.49%) Azure Service Bus
7 3 (1.49%) Azure Storage
7 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.49%) Entra ID
7 3 (1.49%) Serverless
8 1 (0.50%) GitHub
8 1 (0.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (1.00%) HTTP
3 1 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (16.92%) Selenium
2 31 (15.42%) Cypress.io
2 31 (15.42%) Git
3 14 (6.97%) Axure RP
4 13 (6.47%) Balsamiq
5 6 (2.99%) webpack
6 4 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.49%) Moq
7 3 (1.49%) Postman
7 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.49%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.50%) Babel
8 1 (0.50%) ESLint
8 1 (0.50%) GitKraken
8 1 (0.50%) gulp
8 1 (0.50%) JetBrains Rider
8 1 (0.50%) JIRA
8 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.50%) Vite
General
1 75 (37.31%) Public Sector
2 28 (13.93%) Social Skills
3 21 (10.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 17 (8.46%) Marketing
5 13 (6.47%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.48%) Finance
8 6 (2.99%) Banking
8 6 (2.99%) Law
8 6 (2.99%) Retail
9 3 (1.49%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.50%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 115 (57.21%) Senior
2 98 (48.76%) Designer
3 66 (32.84%) Senior Designer
4 61 (30.35%) UX Designer
5 58 (28.86%) UI Designer
5 58 (28.86%) UI/UX Designer
6 53 (26.37%) Developer
7 49 (24.38%) Senior UX Designer
8 46 (22.89%) Senior UI Designer
8 46 (22.89%) Senior UI/UX Designer
9 36 (17.91%) Interaction Designer
10 34 (16.92%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 27 (13.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 18 (8.96%) Senior Developer
13 17 (8.46%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 17 (8.46%) Senior Interaction Designer
14 13 (6.47%) Consultant
14 13 (6.47%) User Experience Consultant
15 7 (3.48%) Lead
15 7 (3.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (61.69%) HTML
2 66 (32.84%) CSS
3 42 (20.90%) React
4 33 (16.42%) HTML5
4 33 (16.42%) Jest
5 30 (14.93%) CSS3
6 7 (3.48%) Node.js
7 5 (2.49%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.49%) REST
7 5 (2.49%) Vue
8 4 (1.99%) .NET
8 4 (1.99%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.99%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.99%) GraphQL
9 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.49%) jQuery
9 3 (1.49%) LESS
9 3 (1.49%) Sass
9 3 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.46%) Product Ownership
2 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (1.99%) Mobile App
2 4 (1.99%) VLE
3 3 (1.49%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.49%) NHS
3 3 (1.49%) W3C
4 2 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.50%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.50%) SCORM
5 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Android
1 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (63.18%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 112 (55.72%) Coaching
3 99 (49.25%) Prototyping
4 94 (46.77%) Agile
5 90 (44.78%) User Experience
6 74 (36.82%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 71 (35.32%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 70 (34.83%) Mentoring
8 70 (34.83%) UX Design
9 68 (33.83%) Design Patterns
10 64 (31.84%) Problem-Solving
11 59 (29.35%) Workshop Facilitation
12 58 (28.86%) Actionable Insight
13 50 (24.88%) Front End Development
14 49 (24.38%) Customer Experience
15 47 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (22.89%) Digital Customer Experience
16 46 (22.89%) Sprint Review
17 37 (18.41%) Analytics
18 36 (17.91%) Interaction Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.85%) JavaScript
2 39 (19.40%) TypeScript
3 37 (18.41%) C#
4 34 (16.92%) PHP
5 5 (2.49%) SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Go
6 1 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (29.35%) Security Cleared
2 58 (28.86%) Degree
2 58 (28.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.99%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.00%) Azure Certification
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (81.59%) Accessibility
2 5 (2.49%) GDPR
3 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 32 (15.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (14.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.46%) Adobe
3 5 (2.49%) Google
4 3 (1.49%) HP
4 3 (1.49%) Qualtrics
5 2 (1.00%) Monetate
5 2 (1.00%) Qubit
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce