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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - 120 144
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.059% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.51% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
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
222 197 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.58% 11.62% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 194 111 167
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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