The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
UK
Rank 861 - 951
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% - 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.011% - 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £55,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9330 12519 11750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.11% 12.22% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7418 9933 9124
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Section 508
Salary Trend

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

Section 508 Salary Trend in the UK

Section 508
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Section 508 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 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 - 1 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £55,000 -

Section 508
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Section 508.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) CMMI
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT

Section 508
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) eggPlant
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) CMMI
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle