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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 917 888
Rank change year-on-year +123 -29  
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 58 33 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.56% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 41
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,800 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  

WCAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10345 13734 13449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.15% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8152 10858 10403
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WCAG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 25 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +78 37 £42,283 -0.51% 6
South East +73 14 £33,750 -15.62% 1
London +46 8 £42,283 -4.98% 2
Hampshire +29 8 - -
Southampton - 8 - -
Chatham - 6 £33,750 -
Kent - 6 £33,750 -
City of London +37 5 £42,283 +6.06% 1
South West - 5 - -
Westminster - 4 £42,283 -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Swindon - 4 - -
East Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Manchester - 3 £42,500 - 1
Hull - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
North West - 3 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham +8 2 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands +2 2 £55,000 -
North East - 2 £40,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WCAG.

1 85 (82.52%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (69.90%) User Experience
3 52 (50.49%) HTML
3 52 (50.49%) CSS
4 48 (46.60%) SEO
5 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
5 43 (41.75%) Mobile First
6 41 (39.81%) CMS
7 35 (33.98%) Legal
8 34 (33.01%) Content Management
9 33 (32.04%) Publishing
9 33 (32.04%) Web Accessibility
10 28 (27.18%) HTML5
10 28 (27.18%) Adobe
11 27 (26.21%) Customer Insight
11 27 (26.21%) Service Design
12 25 (24.27%) CSS3
13 24 (23.30%) jQuery
14 23 (22.33%) Scrum
15 21 (20.39%) W3C
15 21 (20.39%) Front End Development
16 20 (19.42%) Sass
17 19 (18.45%) DOM
18 18 (17.48%) Umbraco
19 17 (16.50%) .NET
19 17 (16.50%) XML
20 16 (15.53%) SOAP
20 16 (15.53%) E-Commerce
20 16 (15.53%) Web Development
21 15 (14.56%) Photoshop

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 41 (39.81%) CMS
2 18 (17.48%) Umbraco
3 11 (10.68%) IIS
4 6 (5.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (4.85%) EPiServer
6 4 (3.88%) Drupal
7 3 (2.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.97%) Apache
9 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Photoshop
2 11 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (7.77%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.91%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.94%) InDesign
6 1 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.77%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.80%) Grunt
4 7 (6.80%) gulp
4 7 (6.80%) Selenium
5 5 (4.85%) JIRA
6 4 (3.88%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.91%) PhpStorm
8 2 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.94%) git-flow
8 2 (1.94%) JUnit
8 2 (1.94%) RSpec
8 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (33.98%) Legal
2 33 (32.04%) Publishing
3 8 (7.77%) Finance
4 7 (6.80%) Marketing
5 6 (5.83%) Retail
6 3 (2.91%) Local Government
7 2 (1.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) Designer
3 21 (20.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (18.45%) Content Designer
4 19 (18.45%) HTML CSS Developer
4 19 (18.45%) HTML Developer
4 19 (18.45%) UI Developer
5 18 (17.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (11.65%) Content Manager
6 12 (11.65%) Digital Designer
7 6 (5.83%) Digital Content Designer
7 6 (5.83%) Online Content Manager
7 6 (5.83%) Web Designer
8 5 (4.85%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Web Content Designer
9 4 (3.88%) Digital Content Manager
9 4 (3.88%) E-Commerce Designer
9 4 (3.88%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) CSS
1 52 (50.49%) HTML
2 28 (27.18%) HTML5
3 25 (24.27%) CSS3
4 24 (23.30%) jQuery
5 20 (19.42%) Sass
6 19 (18.45%) DOM
7 17 (16.50%) .NET
7 17 (16.50%) XML
8 16 (15.53%) SOAP
9 14 (13.59%) AngularJS
9 14 (13.59%) REST
10 12 (11.65%) Backbone.js
11 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET
11 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.74%) Web Services
12 6 (5.83%) JSON
12 6 (5.83%) Node.js
12 6 (5.83%) XSLT
13 5 (4.85%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (69.90%) User Experience
2 21 (20.39%) W3C
3 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
4 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.77%) Blog
6 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.91%) Animation
8 2 (1.94%) Fintech
8 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (82.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.60%) SEO
3 43 (41.75%) Mobile First
4 34 (33.01%) Content Management
5 33 (32.04%) Web Accessibility
6 27 (26.21%) Customer Insight
6 27 (26.21%) Service Design
7 23 (22.33%) Scrum
8 21 (20.39%) Front End Development
9 16 (15.53%) E-Commerce
9 16 (15.53%) Web Development
10 14 (13.59%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (12.62%) Wireframes
12 12 (11.65%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (11.65%) MVC
12 12 (11.65%) Project Management
13 11 (10.68%) TDD
14 9 (8.74%) Open Source
14 9 (8.74%) Web Usability
15 8 (7.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.75%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.77%) C#
3 7 (6.80%) Java
4 4 (3.88%) PHP
4 4 (3.88%) Ruby
5 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.94%) Python
5 2 (1.94%) Scala
6 1 (0.97%) ES6
6 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) WAI
3 3 (2.91%) Section 508
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Adobe
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.85%) OpenText
5 2 (1.94%) Remedy
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