The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 - - 64
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £45,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-29.12% +9.63%
IEC 61508
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 North East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
83 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.20% 8.99% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 49
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £44,900 £46,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the North East

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in the North East