The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 268
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
722 715 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 11.53% 11.82% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 561 550 689
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £59,650
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +6.02%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 West

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the North West

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in the North West

IEC 61508
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Verification Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT