The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - - 343
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £31,250 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
Section 508
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
692 1268 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 10.97% 12.11% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 635 1041 1252
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Section 508 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Section 508 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Section 508
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Section 508 across the City of London region.

Section 508 Salary Trend in the City of London