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 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 928 951 981
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +30
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.007% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.043% 0.063% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Median salary £42,500 £35,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -35.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £31,000 -
% change year-on-year
+37.09% -

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
11708 12666 13175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.94% 11.47% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9296 9941 10221
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £46,723
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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

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 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
England +49 5 £42,500 -33.33%
Rotherham - 5 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -

Section 508
Top 26 Related IT Skills

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 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 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