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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - 250 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.063% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.76%
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
519 644 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.26% 10.19% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 410 511 496
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,575 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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