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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 118
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.064%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
142 195 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.68% 10.72% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 112 166 115
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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