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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank - 938 -
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.026% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £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
12246 11531 11225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.03% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 8990 8615
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) WCAG
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Flash
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) ECDL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) SCORM
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

Section 508
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Flash
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) SCORM
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft