The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 58 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.21% 1.39% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.85% 14.81% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
IEC 61508
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.54% 9.38% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 22
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B