Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1147 1186 1231
Rank change year-on-year +39 +45 +90
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.005% 0.005% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +29.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £44,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +29.41% +34.92%

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 21,458 21,689 24,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.13% 12.44% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16,280 16,085 19,703
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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

Section 508
Top 2 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 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 1 £62,500 +13.64% 1
London - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Section 508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Section 508.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google