Period
to 23 April 2018

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 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 1174 1280
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.024% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
UK median annual salary - £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% +2.27%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +2.27%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 23,016 20,803 26,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 12.15% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,857 16,453 21,160
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,382 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.44% -4.98% +6.25%

Section 508
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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