The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank 438 - 427
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% - 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.044% - 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £47,500
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2291 2606 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.01% 11.77% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 1976 1789
Average salary £42,500 £41,192 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in the South East

IEC 61508
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware