Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 998 1072 1113
Rank change year-on-year +74 +41 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 56 70 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.043% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 80
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -11.49% +24.29%
10th Percentile £32,263 £29,213 £27,547
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,823 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.63% +13.30% -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 17,789 21,840 22,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 13.35% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13,472 16,479 16,887
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +96 55 £41,662 +8.21% 30
UK excluding London +79 33 £40,000 +8.63% 13
London +64 22 £55,000 +22.22% 19
South East +55 16 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North of England +40 11 £40,823 +10.86% 1
North West +29 5 £43,646 +18.53% 1
South West +10 4 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Yorkshire +3 3 £43,646 +27.76%
North East - 3 £35,544 -
Midlands +52 2 - - 1
East Midlands +14 2 - -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 39 (69.64%) HTML
2 38 (67.86%) CSS
3 37 (66.07%) JavaScript
4 33 (58.93%) Front End Development
5 29 (51.79%) Git (software)
6 27 (48.21%) Sass
7 23 (41.07%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (41.07%) User Experience
7 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (39.29%) Node.js
8 22 (39.29%) HTML5
8 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
9 21 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (33.93%) CSS3
11 16 (28.57%) LESS
11 16 (28.57%) CMS
11 16 (28.57%) SQL
12 15 (26.79%) .NET
12 15 (26.79%) C#
12 15 (26.79%) jQuery
12 15 (26.79%) Vue.js
13 14 (25.00%) gulp
13 14 (25.00%) Content Management
14 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (21.43%) XSLT
15 12 (21.43%) ES6
15 12 (21.43%) GitHub
16 11 (19.64%) Grunt
16 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
16 11 (19.64%) Mobile First

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 16 (28.57%) CMS
2 7 (12.50%) Confluence
3 6 (10.71%) Umbraco
4 4 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (7.14%) WordPress
5 3 (5.36%) EPiServer
5 3 (5.36%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.79%) Drupal
6 1 (1.79%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.57%) Chatbot
2 2 (3.57%) InVision
2 2 (3.57%) Sketch
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
1 1 (1.79%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) GitHub
2 9 (16.07%) SaaS
3 6 (10.71%) Slack
4 5 (8.93%) AWS
5 4 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (7.14%) Serverless
6 3 (5.36%) Azure
7 2 (3.57%) npm
8 1 (1.79%) BrowserStack
8 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.79%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (51.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.00%) gulp
3 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (19.64%) Grunt
4 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
5 10 (17.86%) Subversion
6 9 (16.07%) Bitbucket
6 9 (16.07%) GitLab
7 8 (14.29%) Selenium
8 7 (12.50%) JIRA
8 7 (12.50%) JMeter
9 6 (10.71%) Burp Suite
9 6 (10.71%) HP UFT
9 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
9 6 (10.71%) LoadRunner
10 5 (8.93%) SpecFlow
10 5 (8.93%) webpack
11 4 (7.14%) Jasmine
11 4 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (12.50%) Marketing
1 7 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.36%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (26.79%) Senior Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Designer
7 3 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.36%) React Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior React Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.57%) Functional Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) UX Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (69.64%) HTML
2 38 (67.86%) CSS
3 27 (48.21%) Sass
4 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
4 22 (39.29%) HTML5
4 22 (39.29%) Node.js
5 19 (33.93%) CSS3
6 16 (28.57%) LESS
7 15 (26.79%) .NET
7 15 (26.79%) jQuery
7 15 (26.79%) Vue.js
8 12 (21.43%) XSLT
9 9 (16.07%) Handlebars
10 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (14.29%) XML
11 6 (10.71%) React
12 5 (8.93%) JSON
13 4 (7.14%) Backbone.js
13 4 (7.14%) RESTful
14 3 (5.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.07%) User Experience
2 5 (8.93%) W3C
3 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.36%) e-Learning
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) Robotics
4 3 (5.36%) Social Network
5 2 (3.57%) Blog
5 2 (3.57%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (3.57%) Contactless
5 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.79%) Animation
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Front End Development
2 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) Responsive Web Design
3 21 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (25.00%) Content Management
5 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
5 11 (19.64%) Mobile First
6 10 (17.86%) Coaching
6 10 (17.86%) Decision-Making
6 10 (17.86%) Web Design
6 10 (17.86%) Web Development
6 10 (17.86%) Workflow
7 9 (16.07%) Data Transformation
8 8 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 8 (14.29%) OWASP
8 8 (14.29%) Wireframes
9 7 (12.50%) Analytics
10 6 (10.71%) BDD
10 6 (10.71%) DevOps
10 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) C#
4 12 (21.43%) ES6
5 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.79%) ES7
7 1 (1.79%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) JSX
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
1 7 (12.50%) WAI
2 3 (5.36%) Section 508
3 2 (3.57%) PA-DSS
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Adobe
1 4 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 3 (5.36%) Capita
3 2 (3.57%) Genesys
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Hotjar
4 1 (1.79%) WooCommerce