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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 865 840 848
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 7 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.062% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 22
Average salary £32,250 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.50% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £45,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-29.12% +9.63%
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
11358 10170 11652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.62% 10.19% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8845 8066 9655
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014. 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
East of England -18 7 £32,250 -35.50%
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (65.63%) UML
2 18 (56.25%) Degree
3 17 (53.13%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
4 16 (50.00%) C++
4 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (43.75%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) Aerospace
7 12 (37.50%) C
8 11 (34.38%) Electronics
8 11 (34.38%) MODAF
9 10 (31.25%) V-Model
10 9 (28.13%) DO-178B
11 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (21.88%) GCC
12 7 (21.88%) Military
12 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
12 7 (21.88%) Embarcadero
12 7 (21.88%) Borland
12 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
13 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (15.63%) OO
14 5 (15.63%) Python
14 5 (15.63%) ATM
14 5 (15.63%) SNMP
14 5 (15.63%) MATLAB
14 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
14 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (15.63%) Avionics

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) ATM
2 5 (15.63%) SNMP
3 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.13%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.13%) 802.11
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (21.88%) GCC
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) PVCS
4 2 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 13 (40.63%) Aerospace
2 11 (34.38%) Electronics
3 7 (21.88%) Military
4 5 (15.63%) Avionics
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Real Time Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
4 3 (9.38%) CCTV
4 3 (9.38%) SCADA
5 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.25%) CAN bus
5 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) UML
2 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 11 (34.38%) MODAF
4 10 (31.25%) V-Model
5 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (15.63%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
7 3 (9.38%) SysML
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) C
3 5 (15.63%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) MATLAB
4 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
4 3 (9.38%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) DO-178B
2 3 (9.38%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Embarcadero
1 7 (21.88%) Borland
2 2 (6.25%) Green Hills
3 1 (3.13%) Renesas
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
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Salary: Competitive
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