The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank 888 937 960
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +23
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.046% 0.034% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Median salary £42,500 £63,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.90%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £31,000 -
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -
Section 508
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10987 11870 12394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.97% 11.51% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8807 9422 9714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

Section 508
Salary Trend in England

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

Section 508 Salary Trend in England

Section 508
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Section 508 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Section 508
UK

Section 508
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Section 508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Section 508.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
1 7 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) CMMI
1 7 (100.00%) Legal
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 7 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 7 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing

Section 508
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 7 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) CMMI
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 7 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle