The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 51 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.33% 0.89% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.44% 10.53% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 19 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.67% 8.48% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 44
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,575 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,250 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
IEC 61508
Gloucestershire

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

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 19 (100.00%) UML
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (94.74%) Aerospace
3 16 (84.21%) Digital Media
3 16 (84.21%) Telecoms
4 11 (57.89%) TickIT
4 11 (57.89%) Embedded C
4 11 (57.89%) C
4 11 (57.89%) DO-178B
5 10 (52.63%) CAN bus
5 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
6 8 (42.11%) CMMI
6 8 (42.11%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) SysML
7 3 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (15.79%) VxWorks
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) PVCS
8 2 (10.53%) Linux
8 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 2 (10.53%) Military
8 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 1 (5.26%) Marketing

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (10.53%) PVCS
General
1 18 (94.74%) Aerospace
2 16 (84.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Military
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Development Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Software Development Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Digital Media
2 10 (52.63%) CAN bus
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) VxWorks
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) UML
1 19 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) CMMI
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) SysML
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C
1 11 (57.89%) Embedded C
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) TickIT
1 11 (57.89%) DO-178B