Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1193 1283
Rank change year-on-year +44 +90 +11
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.005% 0.017% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -1.16% -21.82%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £43,750 £52,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% +6.25% -27.27%

Section 508 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21435 22957 26501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.72% 13.00% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 18275 21128
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

Section 508
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Section 508 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Section 508
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (100.00%) API Development

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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RequireJS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG