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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 867 929 959
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +30
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 15 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.008% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.067% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £34,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,800 £36,850
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +24.03%
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
10769 11919 12199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.13% 11.63% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8521 9607 9529
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +51 5 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -7 5 £47,500 -
South West - 4 £48,750 - 3
North West - 1 £53,000 -
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Embedded C
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
3 12 (52.17%) C
4 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (34.78%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) C++
7 6 (26.09%) Electronics
7 6 (26.09%) DO-178B
8 5 (21.74%) Physics
8 5 (21.74%) Subversion
8 5 (21.74%) V-Model
8 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (21.74%) ISO26262
8 5 (21.74%) Automotive
8 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (17.39%) Perforce
9 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (17.39%) Assembly Language
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) ISO13485
9 4 (17.39%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Def Stans

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (8.70%) VectorCAST
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (21.74%) Physics
3 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (21.74%) V-Model
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) CMMI
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) SysML
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Embedded C
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) DO-178B
2 5 (21.74%) ISO26262
3 4 (17.39%) ISO13485
4 3 (13.04%) Def Stans
5 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (4.35%) DO-254
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
6 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (4.35%) MISRA
6 1 (4.35%) MISRA C
6 1 (4.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago