Period
to 23 October 2017

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 October 2017 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1180 1217 1304
Rank change year-on-year +37 +87 +26
Permanent jobs citing Section 508 1 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.005% 0.028% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 12
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +3.03% -25.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,250 £88,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year +29.41% +14.09% -

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 22031 24815 27940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.55% 13.09% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16366 19610 22091
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4 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 23 October 2017. 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 +69 1 £55,000 +29.41%
UK excluding London +41 1 £55,000 +29.41%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WCAG
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (100.00%) API Development

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