The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - 109 130
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.060% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.64% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.09%
IEC 61508
North 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 Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
194 157 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.09% 9.44% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 150 95 137
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -21.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £20,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire