The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - - 158
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £49,125 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +31.25%
IEC 61508
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
301 281 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.02% 11.07% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 226 244 199
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £71,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

IEC 61508
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Simulink
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Ada
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) QNX
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (66.67%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Ada
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) QNX