The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -15.86%
IEC 61508
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
115 156 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.34% 13.82% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 97 119 106
Average salary £52,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Bedfordshire region.

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire