The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
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
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
301 374 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.15% 12.04% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 184 227 218
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £65,400
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Scotland region.

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Scotland

IEC 61508
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) ISO13485

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO13485