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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - 242 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.049% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -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
522 611 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.54% 10.02% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 430 474 466
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%

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