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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,250 £52,250
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -7.65%
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
82 84 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.08% 10.81% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 75 75 46
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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