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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 84 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.13% - 1.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.23% - 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £47,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-32.10% +13.77%
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
31 59 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.90% 8.14% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 34
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £66,200 £50,750 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

IEC 61508
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 11 (100.00%) UML
1 11 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 11 (100.00%) MODAF
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (90.91%) V-Model
2 10 (90.91%) Electronics

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 10 (90.91%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 11 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) UML
1 11 (100.00%) MODAF
2 10 (90.91%) V-Model
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared