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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - 260 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.015% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -26.47%
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
564 628 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.96% 9.68% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 450 493 493
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% +12.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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