The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Section 508 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Section 508 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 908 954
Rank change year-on-year +48 +46  
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.030% 0.059% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 7
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -4.49%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -4.49%  

Section 508 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9957 11924 13227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.02% 13.08% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7569 9605 10507
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Section 508
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Section 508 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Section 508 in England

Section 508
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Section 508 in England.

Salary trend for Section 508 in England

Section 508
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Section 508 in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Section 508 in England

Section 508
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Section 508 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Section 508
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Section 508.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) WCAG
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5 Canvas
2 5 (83.33%) API Development
2 5 (83.33%) RequireJS
2 5 (83.33%) Animation
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Pair Programming
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) OOP

Section 508
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) CSS3
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5 Canvas
2 5 (83.33%) RequireJS
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (16.67%) Laravel
3 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Animation
2 4 (66.67%) Fintech
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) API Development
2 5 (83.33%) Content Management
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) Pair Programming
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
2 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) WCAG
2 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft