The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 251 233 279
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +46
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 10 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.015% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.10% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £53,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
IEC 61508
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
907 576 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.77% 8.49% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 683 431 834
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in the East of England

IEC 61508
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

IEC 61508 Salary Histogram in the East of England

IEC 61508
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 6 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £48,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 -
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (64.71%) Degree
2 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (52.94%) DO-178B
3 9 (52.94%) C++
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) ATM
5 6 (35.29%) SNMP
5 6 (35.29%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Firmware
5 6 (35.29%) MATLAB
5 6 (35.29%) Aerospace
5 6 (35.29%) Device Driver
5 6 (35.29%) Military
5 6 (35.29%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Avionics
6 5 (29.41%) C
6 5 (29.41%) EMC
7 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
8 3 (17.65%) Electronics
8 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
9 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
9 2 (11.76%) UML

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (11.76%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) ATM
1 6 (35.29%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (35.29%) Aerospace
1 6 (35.29%) Military
1 6 (35.29%) Avionics
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) FPGA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Device Driver
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) VHDL
3 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (35.29%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) MATLAB
3 5 (29.41%) C
4 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
5 2 (11.76%) Ada
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) DO-178B
2 4 (23.53%) ISO 9000
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) Green Hills
3 1 (5.88%) QNX