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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Rank 888 956 -
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 2 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.017% 0.056% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £31,500 -
% change year-on-year
+34.92% -

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
11430 12593 13011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 11.58% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9002 10057 10072
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 1 October 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 +54 2 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Rotherham - 2 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -

Section 508
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) CMMI
1 9 (100.00%) Legal
1 9 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 9 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 8 (88.89%) QA Automation
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) 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 9 (100.00%) eggPlant
1 9 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) CMMI
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) QA Automation
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle