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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 67
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -6.59%
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
86 61 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.79% 9.78% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 68 42 42
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +51.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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