The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 855 849 840
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 15 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.012% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 26
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £43,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,900 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -6.59%
IEC 61508
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11251 10135 11224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.55% 10.08% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8803 8016 9207
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in England

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in England

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in England

IEC 61508
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

IEC 61508 Salary Histogram in England

IEC 61508
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
East of England -5 8 £38,000 -26.57%
South East -11 3 £45,000 +0.55%
West Midlands - 2 £53,000 -
North West - 1 £42,000 - 2
South West - 1 £42,500 - 1
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
3 13 (41.94%) C++
4 12 (38.71%) UML
4 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 11 (35.48%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (35.48%) C
5 11 (35.48%) Aerospace
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Electronics
6 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.81%) DO-178B
7 8 (25.81%) MATLAB
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) MODAF
8 7 (22.58%) V-Model
9 6 (19.35%) Avionics
9 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (19.35%) Device Driver
9 6 (19.35%) Military
9 6 (19.35%) Python
9 6 (19.35%) ATM
9 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (19.35%) SNMP
10 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
10 4 (12.90%) Embarcadero
10 4 (12.90%) Borland
10 4 (12.90%) Firmware

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (6.45%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) ATM
1 6 (19.35%) SNMP
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) GCC
General
1 11 (35.48%) Aerospace
2 10 (32.26%) Electronics
3 6 (19.35%) Military
3 6 (19.35%) Avionics
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Principal Security Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Device Driver
3 4 (12.90%) SCADA
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.23%) CCTV
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) UML
3 7 (22.58%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) MODAF
3 7 (22.58%) V-Model
4 6 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.23%) SysML
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) C
3 8 (25.81%) MATLAB
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.45%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) DO-178B
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.23%) TickIT
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Embarcadero
1 4 (12.90%) Borland
2 2 (6.45%) Green Hills
3 1 (3.23%) Xilinx
3 1 (3.23%) Altera
3 1 (3.23%) MathWorks
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago