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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
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
72 72 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.66% 10.89% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 62
Average salary £31,850 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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