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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 909 885 856
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -29
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 2 34 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.035% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.017% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 38
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
11492 10774 10471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.14% 11.05% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9227 8475 8110
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 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
(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 -9 1 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -10 1 £43,000 +5.52% 1
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (40.00%) Simulink
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Perforce
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) Simulink
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) RS-232
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Validation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) LynxOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (20.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO13485
1 1 (20.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) MathWorks
1 1 (20.00%) Perforce
1 1 (20.00%) QNX
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