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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - - 237
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £46,250
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
659 668 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.71% 9.08% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 536 547 433
Average salary £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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

IEC 61508
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) TickIT
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 4 (100.00%) TickIT
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago