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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 179
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,250 £52,000
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -7.21%
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
314 393 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.92% 12.36% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 181 243 219
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £58,900
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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