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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank 863 875 846
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 5 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.045% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 15
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £51,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.47% +27.50%
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
11094 11649 10441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.72% 10.53% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8769 9165 8434
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
South East +15 2 £37,500 -25.00%
West Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 1 £50,000 - 2
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 17 (42.50%) C
2 17 (42.50%) Electronics
3 15 (37.50%) Aerospace
4 14 (35.00%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (30.00%) C++
5 12 (30.00%) DO-178B
6 11 (27.50%) Firmware
7 10 (25.00%) VxWorks
7 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (25.00%) EMC
7 10 (25.00%) Windows
7 10 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 10 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 8 (20.00%) UML
9 8 (20.00%) Embedded C
10 7 (17.50%) Automotive
10 7 (17.50%) ISO 9000
11 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (15.00%) IBM
11 6 (15.00%) Validation
11 6 (15.00%) Change Management
11 6 (15.00%) VHDL
11 6 (15.00%) Android
12 5 (12.50%) Verilog
12 5 (12.50%) Simulink
13 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
13 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (12.50%) Simulink
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (10.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (42.50%) Electronics
2 15 (37.50%) Aerospace
3 7 (17.50%) Automotive
4 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (10.00%) Military
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 4 (10.00%) Avionics
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Software Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Requirements Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) FPGA Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.00%) VHDL
4 5 (12.50%) Verilog
5 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
1 10 (25.00%) VxWorks
2 6 (15.00%) Android
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 8 (20.00%) UML
4 6 (15.00%) Change Management
4 6 (15.00%) Validation
5 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) SysML
7 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.50%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C
2 12 (30.00%) C++
3 8 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (10.00%) Ada
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) DO-178B
2 7 (17.50%) ISO 9000
3 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (10.00%) DO-254
4 3 (7.50%) JTAG
5 1 (2.50%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) EMC
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Xilinx
4 3 (7.50%) Altera
5 2 (5.00%) QNX
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