Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1057 1137 1101
Rank change year-on-year +80 -36 +126
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 39 63 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.037% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.28% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 67
UK median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,412 £30,450 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £51,625 £48,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,573 £39,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year +16.11% +8.28% +3.57%

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 20,019 22,130 20,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.93% 12.90% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14,546 16,999 15,993
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -3.53%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +56 39 £47,500 +18.75% 1
UK excluding London +62 27 £45,573 +16.11%
North of England +39 17 £43,646 +13.37%
London +66 12 £52,133 +30.33% 1
Yorkshire +13 8 £52,133 +22.67%
South East +38 7 £47,500 +5.56%
North West +37 7 £43,646 +74.58%
Midlands +41 3 £57,500 +43.75%
East Midlands +28 2 - -
North East +20 2 £38,823 -4.14%
West Midlands +37 1 £57,500 +76.92%

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
3 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
4 18 (46.15%) Confluence
4 18 (46.15%) HTML
4 18 (46.15%) JIRA
4 18 (46.15%) Microservices
5 17 (43.59%) Slack
5 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
5 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (43.59%) BDD
6 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
6 16 (41.03%) Coaching
7 15 (38.46%) Burp Suite
7 15 (38.46%) Operational Stability
7 15 (38.46%) Waterfall
7 15 (38.46%) OWASP
7 15 (38.46%) HP UFT
7 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
7 15 (38.46%) JMeter
7 15 (38.46%) Nessus
8 12 (30.77%) User Experience
9 11 (28.21%) Front End Development
10 10 (25.64%) HTML5
10 10 (25.64%) Analytics
11 9 (23.08%) Node.js
11 9 (23.08%) CSS3
12 7 (17.95%) LESS
12 7 (17.95%) AngularJS

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 18 (46.15%) Confluence
2 4 (10.26%) WordPress
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) Apache
4 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.13%) Mule
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) InVision
1 3 (7.69%) Sketch
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe XD
Cloud Services
1 17 (43.59%) Slack
2 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (7.69%) Serverless
4 2 (5.13%) GitHub
4 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (5.13%) Yarn
5 1 (2.56%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Redis
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
1 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 18 (46.15%) JIRA
3 15 (38.46%) Burp Suite
3 15 (38.46%) HP UFT
3 15 (38.46%) JMeter
3 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
4 6 (15.38%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) Mocha
5 5 (12.82%) webpack
6 3 (7.69%) Axure RP
6 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
6 3 (7.69%) JUnit
6 3 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.13%) Babel
7 2 (5.13%) Grunt
7 2 (5.13%) Maven
7 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Test Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.95%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Designer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.26%) UX Designer
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior UX Designer
9 1 (2.56%) Drupal Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Lead UX Designer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) CSS
2 18 (46.15%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) CSS3
4 9 (23.08%) Node.js
5 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.95%) LESS
6 6 (15.38%) JSON
6 6 (15.38%) RESTful
6 6 (15.38%) Sass
7 5 (12.82%) Jest
7 5 (12.82%) React
8 4 (10.26%) jQuery
8 4 (10.26%) Redux
8 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.69%) React Native
9 3 (7.69%) XML
10 2 (5.13%) Chai
10 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
10 2 (5.13%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.69%) W3C
4 2 (5.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Microservices
3 17 (43.59%) BDD
3 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (41.03%) Coaching
4 16 (41.03%) Mentoring
5 15 (38.46%) Operational Stability
5 15 (38.46%) OWASP
5 15 (38.46%) Waterfall
6 11 (28.21%) Front End Development
7 10 (25.64%) Analytics
8 7 (17.95%) DevOps
8 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.26%) Mobile First
11 4 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (10.26%) Scrum
12 3 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) ES6
4 2 (5.13%) Groovy
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Java 8
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Nessus
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (5.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe
1 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
1 2 (5.13%) Cadence
1 2 (5.13%) Google
1 2 (5.13%) Hotjar
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.13%) Splunk