The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
UK
Rank 864 - 952
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.029% - 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £55,000 - £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 - £43,250

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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10310 13605 13329
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10761 10295
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

Section 508
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Section 508
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Section 508 in the UK

Section 508
Top 6 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 25 March 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
England - 3 £55,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £65,000 -
London - 1 £65,000 -

Section 508
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 with a requirement for Section 508.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) WCAG
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 3 (100.00%) API Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) RequireJS
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Animation
2 2 (66.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Development
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) WCAG
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