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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Section 508 Amendment to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 957 982
Rank change year-on-year +88 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.049% 0.022% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.69%  

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 10254 13470 14050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.96% 13.04% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8050 10699 10932
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Section 508 over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Section 508 in the UK

Section 508
Top 9 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 30 April 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 +105 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £55,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +17 1 £35,000 -22.22%
City of London - 1 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bingley - 1 £35,000 -
London - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) WCAG
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 4 (80.00%) API Development
2 4 (80.00%) RequireJS
2 4 (80.00%) Animation
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) OOP

Section 508
Co-occurring 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 5 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5 Canvas
2 4 (80.00%) RequireJS
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Laravel
3 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Animation
2 3 (60.00%) Fintech
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) API Development
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) Pair Programming
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
2 1 (20.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) WCAG
2 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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