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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank 870 897 841
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -56
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 7 23 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.065% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 22
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
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
10694 11927 10190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.65% 10.69% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8523 9400 8338
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,756
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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
North West - 4 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
South East +22 1 £37,500 -34.78% 1
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) C
3 16 (48.48%) Electronics
4 10 (30.30%) C++
5 9 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
6 8 (24.24%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
7 7 (21.21%) Validation
7 7 (21.21%) UML
7 7 (21.21%) ISO 9000
7 7 (21.21%) EMC
7 7 (21.21%) Firmware
7 7 (21.21%) Aerospace
7 7 (21.21%) Automotive
8 6 (18.18%) Embedded C
8 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.18%) Windows
8 6 (18.18%) VHDL
8 6 (18.18%) DO-178B
9 5 (15.15%) Verilog
9 5 (15.15%) VxWorks
10 4 (12.12%) TickIT
10 4 (12.12%) Change Management
10 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (12.12%) Linux
10 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
10 4 (12.12%) Ethernet

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 3 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (12.12%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.03%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (48.48%) Electronics
2 7 (21.21%) Aerospace
2 7 (21.21%) Automotive
3 4 (12.12%) Marketing
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.06%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Principle Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (18.18%) VHDL
4 5 (15.15%) Verilog
5 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
5 4 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (6.06%) Physics
7 1 (3.03%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) VxWorks
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Android
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Engineering
2 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
2 7 (21.21%) Validation
2 7 (21.21%) UML
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) Coaching
4 3 (9.09%) SysML
4 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Factor Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C
2 10 (30.30%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 4 (12.12%) Assembly Language
5 3 (9.09%) Ada
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO 9000
2 6 (18.18%) DO-178B
3 4 (12.12%) TickIT
3 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (9.09%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) EMC
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) QNX
3 2 (6.06%) Xilinx
3 2 (6.06%) Altera
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