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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 134 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.055% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% 0.77% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Average salary £43,000 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.52% -9.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
201 261 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.12% 13.34% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 179 199 130
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,675 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) QNX
1 1 (100.00%) LynxOS
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LynxOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) QNX