Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 1178 1288
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.009% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
UK median annual salary - £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.30% +2.35%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +3.53%

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 21,983 22,362 27,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.70% 12.63% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16,974 17,719 21,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,875 £26,746
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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