The table below looks at the statistics for Section 508 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank 874 - 885
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% - 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £44,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 - -

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
11437 12319 10859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 10.49% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9001 9689 8777
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Section 508
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Section 508 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Section 508 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Section 508 Salary Histogram in the UK

Section 508
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Section 508 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 9 £44,500 -
South East - 7 £44,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £44,250 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £44,250 -
Feltham - 2 £63,750 -
London - 2 £63,750 -
Maidenhead - 1 £85,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £85,000 -

Section 508
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508.

1 12 (100.00%) Adobe
1 12 (100.00%) W3C
1 12 (100.00%) E-Learning
1 12 (100.00%) WCAG
2 11 (91.67%) Graphic Design
2 11 (91.67%) Adobe Captivate
2 11 (91.67%) SCORM
2 11 (91.67%) Flash
2 11 (91.67%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (91.67%) Photoshop
3 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) PHP
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 9 (75.00%) Programme Management
3 9 (75.00%) Workflow
3 9 (75.00%) Xcode
3 9 (75.00%) Objective-C
3 9 (75.00%) Content Management
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
3 9 (75.00%) Web Development

Section 508
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Section 508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Section 508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) Moodle
1 8 (66.67%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Adobe Captivate
1 11 (91.67%) Photoshop
2 8 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (75.00%) Xcode
2 9 (75.00%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Lead Developer
3 7 (58.33%) E-Learning Developer
4 5 (41.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Flash
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) W3C
1 12 (100.00%) E-Learning
2 11 (91.67%) Graphic Design
2 11 (91.67%) SCORM
3 9 (75.00%) Client/Server
3 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (66.67%) Learning Management System
4 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Mobile
1 9 (75.00%) Android
1 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Programme Management
1 9 (75.00%) Workflow
1 9 (75.00%) Content Management
1 9 (75.00%) Web Development
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile Development
2 8 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) Objective-C
1 9 (75.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Adobe
2 8 (66.67%) SumTotal
2 8 (66.67%) Saba
3 3 (25.00%) Callidus