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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - 235 231
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.18% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.09%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.09%
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
648 554 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.72% 7.79% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 524 452 518
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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