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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 179 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.025% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £52,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
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
381 308 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 12.00% 7.63% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 219 198 141
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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