Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 669 1054 1100
Rank change year-on-year +385 +46 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 15 38 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.26% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 46
Median annual salary £45,750 £54,067 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +36.88% +12.86%
10th Percentile £29,625 £32,627 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,100 £56,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £40,823 £32,500
% change year-on-year +32.28% +25.61% -

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 5,678 18,668 21,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.93% 13.30% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,396 13,820 16,641
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,975 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,075 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 September 2020.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 9 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 September 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
UK excluding London +321 13 £54,000 +32.28% 10
England +364 10 £60,000 +12.92% 24
South West +133 4 £54,000 +47.95% 1
Scotland - 4 £35,000 -
North of England +189 3 £75,000 +83.72% 5
North West +137 3 £75,000 +71.84% 1
Work from Home +60 3 £35,000 -39.13% 3
South East +207 2 £60,000 +41.18% 1
London +269 1 £60,000 +9.09% 13

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Sass
4 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 4 (26.67%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (20.00%) Node.js
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Microservices
6 3 (20.00%) React
6 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (20.00%) InVision
6 3 (20.00%) Angular 2
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
6 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe XD

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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) InVision
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe XD
2 2 (13.33%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
1 2 (13.33%) Babel
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Protractor
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Content Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Developer
4 2 (13.33%) React Developer
4 2 (13.33%) UI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience Manager
4 2 (13.33%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Associate Director
5 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Interaction Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Associate Director
5 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Node.js
4 3 (20.00%) React
5 2 (13.33%) Framer.js
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (13.33%) MobX
5 2 (13.33%) Redux
5 2 (13.33%) XHTML
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (13.33%) W3C
4 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
3 3 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (13.33%) Content Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (13.33%) Fintech
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (6.67%) Go
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Netlify
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft