The first table below looks at the demand for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 235
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £40,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -10.61%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
604 499 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.57% 6.86% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 451 404 498
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Salary: £42,000 per annum - depending upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago