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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 139
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.049%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -6.59%
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
228 149 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.53% 9.00% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 187 83 167
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,800 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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