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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,250 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -7.21%
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
126 189 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.55% 10.97% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 93 144 135
Average salary £38,000 £46,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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