Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Accessibility skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Accessibility over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Accessibility (a11y)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 203 209 214
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +47
Permanent jobs citing Accessibility 411 22 82
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.58% 0.41% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.42% 4.28% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 252 19 69
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £37,750 £34,375 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,172 £42,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.29% -37.04% +50.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £53,539 £82,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

Accessibility 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 WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3,600 514 915
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.83% 9.58% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,477 435 771
10th Percentile £34,500 £31,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £45,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £59,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -11.02% -1.67%
75th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £88,000 £78,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -

Accessibility
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Accessibility as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Accessibility trend for jobs with a WFH option

Accessibility
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Accessibility.

Accessibility salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Accessibility
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Accessibility over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Accessibility salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, Accessibility job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Accessibility.

1 227 (55.23%) User Experience
2 219 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (50.85%) HTML
4 196 (47.69%) JavaScript
5 195 (47.45%) CSS
6 157 (38.20%) Social Skills
7 136 (33.09%) React
7 136 (33.09%) Front End Development
8 126 (30.66%) Git (software)
9 120 (29.20%) Scrum
10 113 (27.49%) Problem-Solving
11 107 (26.03%) Web Development
12 89 (21.65%) DevOps
13 87 (21.17%) TypeScript
14 84 (20.44%) Node.js
15 80 (19.46%) SEO
16 78 (18.98%) Azure
17 77 (18.73%) CMS
18 76 (18.49%) TDD
18 76 (18.49%) Test Automation
19 71 (17.27%) REST
19 71 (17.27%) HTML5
19 71 (17.27%) User Research
19 71 (17.27%) Public Sector
20 70 (17.03%) Mentoring
21 69 (16.79%) CSS3
22 68 (16.55%) GraphQL
22 68 (16.55%) Finance
23 65 (15.82%) Software Engineering
24 63 (15.33%) SQL

Accessibility
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 77 (18.73%) CMS
2 45 (10.95%) Headless CMS
2 45 (10.95%) Kentico
3 44 (10.71%) Umbraco
4 42 (10.22%) EPiServer
4 42 (10.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 39 (9.49%) IIS
6 29 (7.06%) WordPress
7 14 (3.41%) Confluence
8 8 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.22%) Apache
9 5 (1.22%) Drupal
10 4 (0.97%) Hyperledger
10 4 (0.97%) MODX
11 3 (0.73%) DNN
12 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.24%) nginx
Applications
1 44 (10.71%) Figma
2 32 (7.79%) Sketch
3 18 (4.38%) InVision
4 7 (1.70%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.70%) Zeplin
5 6 (1.46%) Marvel
6 5 (1.22%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.49%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.24%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.70%) Shopify
2 5 (1.22%) Magento
3 4 (0.97%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 78 (18.98%) Azure
2 56 (13.63%) AWS
3 16 (3.89%) SaaS
4 13 (3.16%) GitHub
5 12 (2.92%) GCP
6 10 (2.43%) Serverless
7 9 (2.19%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.95%) npm
9 6 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (1.22%) BrowserStack
10 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.22%) GitHub Actions
11 4 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.97%) MailChimp
11 4 (0.97%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.73%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.73%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (0.73%) Azure Service Bus
12 3 (0.73%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.89%) Broadband
2 15 (3.65%) DNS
3 14 (3.41%) HTTP
3 14 (3.41%) Internet
4 12 (2.92%) SSL
5 3 (0.73%) IKE
5 3 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.27%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.92%) Big Data
4 12 (2.92%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.97%) CouchDB
8 4 (0.97%) Looker
8 4 (0.97%) Metadata
8 4 (0.97%) MySQL
8 4 (0.97%) Redis
9 3 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.49%) DataStage
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.49%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 126 (30.66%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.95%) Visual Studio
3 43 (10.46%) webpack
4 39 (9.49%) ReSharper
5 28 (6.81%) Selenium
6 25 (6.08%) Cypress.io
7 21 (5.11%) Jenkins
8 19 (4.62%) JIRA
9 17 (4.14%) Axure RP
10 14 (3.41%) Jasmine
11 11 (2.68%) Babel
11 11 (2.68%) JUnit
11 11 (2.68%) Mocha
12 9 (2.19%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.70%) git-flow
14 6 (1.46%) Maven
14 6 (1.46%) WebDriver
15 5 (1.22%) SpecFlow
15 5 (1.22%) Travis CI
16 4 (0.97%) Storybook
General
1 157 (38.20%) Social Skills
2 71 (17.27%) Public Sector
3 68 (16.55%) Finance
4 52 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (7.79%) Retail
6 26 (6.33%) Marketing
7 18 (4.38%) Presentation Skills
8 16 (3.89%) Games
9 9 (2.19%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.95%) Legal
10 8 (1.95%) Publishing
11 6 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (0.97%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (0.97%) Local Government
13 3 (0.73%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.73%) Law
14 2 (0.49%) Banking
14 2 (0.49%) Electronics
14 2 (0.49%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.24%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 193 (46.96%) Developer
2 54 (13.14%) Designer
3 49 (11.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 44 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 39 (9.49%) UX Designer
6 34 (8.27%) Software Engineer
7 30 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.08%) Agile Developer
8 25 (6.08%) Scala Developer
8 25 (6.08%) UI Designer
9 24 (5.84%) User Researcher
10 22 (5.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (5.11%) UI/UX Designer
12 18 (4.38%) Digital Developer
12 18 (4.38%) Web Developer
13 16 (3.89%) Architect
13 16 (3.89%) React Developer
14 15 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
15 14 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
15 14 (3.41%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (50.85%) HTML
2 195 (47.45%) CSS
3 136 (33.09%) React
4 84 (20.44%) Node.js
5 71 (17.27%) HTML5
5 71 (17.27%) REST
6 69 (16.79%) CSS3
7 68 (16.55%) GraphQL
8 56 (13.63%) .NET
9 52 (12.65%) Sass
10 51 (12.41%) AngularJS
10 51 (12.41%) ASP.NET
11 46 (11.19%) Vue.js
12 44 (10.71%) RESTful
13 40 (9.73%) .NET Core
14 33 (8.03%) koa
15 31 (7.54%) Redux
16 28 (6.81%) Play Framework
17 26 (6.33%) Jest
17 26 (6.33%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 227 (55.23%) User Experience
2 40 (9.73%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.16%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.68%) Renewable Energy
6 10 (2.43%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.95%) W3C
8 5 (1.22%) Life Science
8 5 (1.22%) NHS
8 5 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.97%) Cloud Native
9 4 (0.97%) FMCG
9 4 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.97%) Housing Association
9 4 (0.97%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (0.97%) Podcast
10 3 (0.73%) Animation
10 3 (0.73%) Legacy Code
10 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.73%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.73%) Windows
2 39 (9.49%) Windows Server
3 27 (6.57%) Android
4 26 (6.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.70%) Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (33.09%) Front End Development
3 120 (29.20%) Scrum
4 113 (27.49%) Problem-Solving
5 107 (26.03%) Web Development
6 89 (21.65%) DevOps
7 80 (19.46%) SEO
8 76 (18.49%) TDD
8 76 (18.49%) Test Automation
9 71 (17.27%) User Research
10 70 (17.03%) Mentoring
11 65 (15.82%) Software Engineering
12 62 (15.09%) B2B
13 61 (14.84%) E-Commerce
14 60 (14.60%) Collaborative Working
15 59 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
16 57 (13.87%) B2C
16 57 (13.87%) MVC
17 54 (13.14%) Analytics
18 52 (12.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 87 (21.17%) TypeScript
3 63 (15.33%) SQL
4 62 (15.09%) C#
5 55 (13.38%) Java
6 32 (7.79%) PHP
7 31 (7.54%) Scala
8 29 (7.06%) Python
9 18 (4.38%) Clojure
10 14 (3.41%) ES6
10 14 (3.41%) Go
11 13 (3.16%) Ruby
12 9 (2.19%) Elixir
13 6 (1.46%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.22%) C++
15 4 (0.97%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.49%) C
17 2 (0.49%) JSX
17 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (12.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 26 (6.33%) Degree
3 12 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.49%) PhD
7 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.25%) WCAG
2 31 (7.54%) QA
3 7 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) HL7
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (7.30%) Docker
2 8 (1.95%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.49%) Firmware
3 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (9.73%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.49%) Kibana
2 2 (0.49%) logstash
2 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (12.65%) Mercator
2 50 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 43 (10.46%) Sitecore
4 17 (4.14%) Adobe
4 17 (4.14%) Google
5 9 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.70%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.70%) Oracle
7 6 (1.46%) Hotjar
7 6 (1.46%) IBM
7 6 (1.46%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.22%) SAP
9 4 (0.97%) hybris
9 4 (0.97%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.73%) Optimizely
11 2 (0.49%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.49%) Apple
11 2 (0.49%) Netlify
11 2 (0.49%) Pega
11 2 (0.49%) Spotify