Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1088 1098 1112
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 +127
Permanent jobs citing WCAG 69 107 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.060% 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44 84 96
UK median annual salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £29,123 £27,547 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,525 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,823 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.30% -7.14% -2.78%

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 21,541 22,307 24,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.29% 12.50% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16,232 16,667 19,306
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.98%

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 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WCAG in the UK

WCAG
Top 12 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 19 November 2018. 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 +25 68 £38,500 -18.95% 22
London +31 40 £45,000 -14.29% 13
UK excluding London +16 29 £36,823 +13.30% 12
North of England +41 12 £36,823 -7.94% 4
North West +17 8 £36,823 -7.94% 2
South East +13 7 £50,000 +72.41% 3
South West -11 7 £32,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £34,162 - 1
Midlands +16 2 £35,750 +27.93% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £39,000 +39.56%
Scotland - 1 - - 3
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 60 (86.96%) HTML
2 55 (79.71%) CSS
3 45 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (50.72%) User Experience
5 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
6 26 (37.68%) Front End Development
7 25 (36.23%) Sass
7 25 (36.23%) HTML5
8 24 (34.78%) CSS3
9 23 (33.33%) Coaching
10 22 (31.88%) Node.js
10 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
10 22 (31.88%) TDD
11 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
12 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
13 18 (26.09%) gulp
14 17 (24.64%) Analytics
14 17 (24.64%) Backbone.js
14 17 (24.64%) Web Development
15 16 (23.19%) W3C
15 16 (23.19%) webpack
15 16 (23.19%) Mobile App
15 16 (23.19%) Vue.js
16 15 (21.74%) React
16 15 (21.74%) npm
16 15 (21.74%) Grunt
16 15 (21.74%) REST
17 14 (20.29%) Responsive Web Design

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 12 (17.39%) CMS
2 7 (10.14%) Confluence
3 5 (7.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.25%) Drupal
4 4 (5.80%) WordPress
5 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 8 (11.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (7.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (5.80%) InVision
6 1 (1.45%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) npm
2 7 (10.14%) Slack
3 6 (8.70%) GitHub
4 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) Extranet
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 18 (26.09%) gulp
3 16 (23.19%) webpack
4 15 (21.74%) Grunt
5 13 (18.84%) PostCSS
6 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
7 8 (11.59%) Selenium
8 7 (10.14%) Burp Suite
8 7 (10.14%) HP UFT
8 7 (10.14%) JIRA
8 7 (10.14%) JMeter
8 7 (10.14%) LoadRunner
9 5 (7.25%) SoapUI
9 5 (7.25%) WebDriver
10 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (2.90%) Babel
12 2 (2.90%) Bower
12 2 (2.90%) GitLab
13 1 (1.45%) Mocha
General
1 6 (8.70%) Advertising
2 4 (5.80%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Legal
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Developer
2 25 (36.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (20.29%) Architect
4 13 (18.84%) Technical Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Designer
7 7 (10.14%) Test Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) UX Designer
9 5 (7.25%) QA Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Visual Designer
10 4 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (4.35%) UI Developer
12 2 (2.90%) HTML Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (86.96%) HTML
2 55 (79.71%) CSS
3 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
4 25 (36.23%) HTML5
4 25 (36.23%) Sass
5 24 (34.78%) CSS3
6 22 (31.88%) Node.js
7 17 (24.64%) Backbone.js
8 16 (23.19%) Vue.js
9 15 (21.74%) React
9 15 (21.74%) REST
10 13 (18.84%) Ajax
10 13 (18.84%) Redux
10 13 (18.84%) SVG
11 10 (14.49%) Web Services
12 9 (13.04%) RESTful
13 8 (11.59%) jQuery
13 8 (11.59%) XML
14 6 (8.70%) JSON
14 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) User Experience
2 16 (23.19%) Mobile App
2 16 (23.19%) W3C
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Social Media
4 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.90%) Animation
5 2 (2.90%) Fintech
5 2 (2.90%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Android
2 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) Front End Development
3 23 (33.33%) Coaching
4 22 (31.88%) TDD
4 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
5 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
6 17 (24.64%) Analytics
6 17 (24.64%) Web Development
7 14 (20.29%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (20.29%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (20.29%) Software Delivery
7 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
8 13 (18.84%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (18.84%) Presales
8 13 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (17.39%) OO
10 10 (14.49%) BDD
10 10 (14.49%) Content Management
10 10 (14.49%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.04%) ES6
3 8 (11.59%) PHP
4 6 (8.70%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.25%) VBScript
6 4 (5.80%) C#
7 3 (4.35%) C
7 3 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) ES7
9 1 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Nessus
2 5 (7.25%) WMI
3 3 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Adobe
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Google
3 5 (7.25%) LexisNexis
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Sun
4 2 (2.90%) Apple
4 2 (2.90%) Facebook
4 2 (2.90%) Twitter