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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - - 117
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +21.87%
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
168 203 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.66% 11.81% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 152 126
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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