The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 116 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.40% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
IEC 61508
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
164 219 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 8.70% 11.05% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 133 187 113
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £21,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Bristol

IEC 61508
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Ada
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Verilog
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) JTAG
1 2 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) VHDL
1 2 (100.00%) Verilog
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Ada
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) JTAG
1 2 (100.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM