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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 857 842 847
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 12 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 21
Average salary - £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.09%
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
11650 10486 11469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.65% 10.31% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9056 8316 9511
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 22 August 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
South West -16 6 - -
East of England +7 5 - - 1
London -6 1 - -
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (72.22%) UML
2 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 17 (47.22%) C++
3 17 (47.22%) Aerospace
3 17 (47.22%) Degree
4 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 15 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (33.33%) C
7 11 (30.56%) MODAF
7 11 (30.56%) Electronics
7 11 (30.56%) DO-178B
8 10 (27.78%) V-Model
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) Embarcadero
9 8 (22.22%) Borland
9 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (22.22%) GCC
10 7 (19.44%) Military
11 6 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (13.89%) OO
12 5 (13.89%) Python
12 5 (13.89%) ATM
12 5 (13.89%) SNMP
12 5 (13.89%) Embedded C
12 5 (13.89%) MATLAB
12 5 (13.89%) TickIT
12 5 (13.89%) Device Driver
12 5 (13.89%) Avionics

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) ATM
2 5 (13.89%) SNMP
3 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.78%) 802.11
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.22%) GCC
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (5.56%) PVCS
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 17 (47.22%) Aerospace
2 11 (30.56%) Electronics
3 7 (19.44%) Military
4 5 (13.89%) Avionics
5 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Principal Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (13.89%) Device Driver
3 4 (11.11%) CAN bus
3 4 (11.11%) Digital Media
4 3 (8.33%) CCTV
4 3 (8.33%) SCADA
5 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) UML
2 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (30.56%) MODAF
4 10 (27.78%) V-Model
5 6 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (13.89%) OO
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) SysML
7 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) CMMI
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) OOD
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
9 1 (2.78%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) C++
2 12 (33.33%) C
3 5 (13.89%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) Embedded C
3 5 (13.89%) MATLAB
4 3 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 16 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) DO-178B
2 5 (13.89%) TickIT
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Embarcadero
1 8 (22.22%) Borland
2 1 (2.78%) Renesas
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