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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 282 268
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.012% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.11% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £75,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
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
808 880 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 10.70% 10.40% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 619 711 647
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) EMC
1 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) ISO 9000
2 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (25.00%) DO-178B
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Physics
4 2 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) QNX
4 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (8.33%) Simulink
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (41.67%) Electronics
1 5 (41.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) FPGA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior FPGA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) VHDL
3 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Android
1 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Ada
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9000
1 4 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (25.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (8.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) QNX