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 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 - - 160
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.09%
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
386 247 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.32% 7.88% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 245 131 209
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,625 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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