Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 924 989
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.015% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +34.92% -
UK median annual salary - £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12151 13559 16028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.02% 12.65% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9446 10481 12544
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Section 508
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Section 508 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Section 508 in the UK excluding London

Section 508
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Section 508 in the UK excluding London