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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank 870 881 839
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -42
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 8 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.072% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 13
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
11074 11686 10491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.83% 10.69% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8884 9167 8398
Average salary £45,000 £45,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +7 3 £40,000 - 5
North West - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
South East - 1 - -
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) C
2 8 (53.33%) Electronics
3 6 (40.00%) Validation
4 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (26.67%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Automotive
5 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
5 4 (26.67%) TickIT
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) UML
5 4 (26.67%) ISO 9000
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (20.00%) Firmware
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (13.33%) Software Testing

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) Simulink
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
3 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (53.33%) Electronics
2 4 (26.67%) Automotive
3 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Validation
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SysML
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) API Development
6 1 (6.67%) Factor Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) Ada
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) HNC
3 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) TickIT
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) DO-178B
2 1 (6.67%) ARP4754
2 1 (6.67%) ARP4761
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) MathWorks
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