The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - 79 87
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.13% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.67% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £43,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -10.30%
IEC 61508
South West

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 Gloucestershire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.82% 7.58% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 70
Average salary £52,500 £43,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.38% +2.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Gloucestershire region.

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

IEC 61508
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SysML
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Real Time Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) TickIT
1 1 (33.33%) DO-178B