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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - 113 131
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.063% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.68% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £47,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-32.10% +13.77%
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
196 148 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.08% 9.26% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 151 93 137
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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