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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - - 114
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.062%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £46,250
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
145 201 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.25% 10.39% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 115 157 98
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%

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