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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IEC 61508
South West / Bristol
Rank 131 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.056% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.55% 0.49% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +5.52%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%

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
183 205 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 10.21% 11.36% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 132 183 199
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ada
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) VHDL
3 1 (33.33%) Verilog
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Avionics
3 1 (33.33%) Power Management
3 1 (33.33%) Renesas
3 1 (33.33%) ISO26262
3 1 (33.33%) Def Stans
3 1 (33.33%) DO-254

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Avionics
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Verilog
2 1 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (33.33%) Def Stans
2 1 (33.33%) DO-254
2 1 (33.33%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Renesas