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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 90 101
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.33% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £53,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
120 75 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.92% 7.69% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 118
Average salary £46,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -

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