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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IEC 61508
UK / England
Rank 831 892 888
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -4
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 14 2 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.002% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.018% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 24
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%

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
8976 11244 10858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.39% 12.24% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7208 9005 8567
Median salary £48,733 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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
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 17 January 2017. 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 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
West Midlands - 11 £42,500 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 £47,500 - 3
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 20 (80.00%) C
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (56.00%) Electronics
4 13 (52.00%) Python
5 11 (44.00%) Embedded C
6 10 (40.00%) Validation
6 10 (40.00%) V-Model
7 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (36.00%) TDD
7 9 (36.00%) Subversion
7 9 (36.00%) VxWorks
8 8 (32.00%) MATLAB
8 8 (32.00%) Simulink
8 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (32.00%) Release Management
8 8 (32.00%) Atlassian
8 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (32.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (32.00%) Requirements Management
8 8 (32.00%) JIRA
8 8 (32.00%) Coverity
8 8 (32.00%) Confluence
8 8 (32.00%) Change Control
8 8 (32.00%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (32.00%) Profibus
8 8 (32.00%) SonarQube

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Simulink
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Profibus
2 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.00%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
2 8 (32.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (16.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (8.00%) LabVIEW
4 2 (8.00%) VectorCAST
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (56.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Embedded Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.00%) Physics
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) VxWorks
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (40.00%) Validation
2 10 (40.00%) V-Model
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) Change Control
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) Issue Tracking
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Release Management
4 8 (32.00%) Requirements Management
4 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) C
2 13 (52.00%) Python
3 11 (44.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (32.00%) MATLAB
5 7 (28.00%) C++
6 5 (20.00%) Assembly Language
6 5 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (12.00%) Perl
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
9 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) DO-178B
1 5 (20.00%) ISO13485
2 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (12.00%) MISRA
4 2 (8.00%) ISO26262
5 1 (4.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Atlassian
1 8 (32.00%) Coverity
2 4 (16.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) QNX
3 1 (4.00%) Renesas
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago