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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 965 -
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.008% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £54,000 -
UK excluding London median salary - £54,000 -

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
10363 12540 12863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.59% 11.65% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8197 9938 10152
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

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 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 with a requirement for Section 508.

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

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) CMMI
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle