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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 252
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 - - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
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
599 684 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.69% 9.71% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 466 575 450
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -

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