The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 85
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 1.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.76%
IEC 61508
South 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 Dorset region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 68 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.94% 11.00% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 40
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Dorset region.

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Dorset