The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 119
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
163 148 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.88% 7.84% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 104 102 166
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IEC 61508
North West

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

IEC 61508
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA