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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 116 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.062% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
188 179 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.39% 11.17% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 165 109 126
Average salary £39,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.46% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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