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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 410 466 -
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.005% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.042% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +24.03%
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
2087 2380 2774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.99% 11.30% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1954 2126
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

IEC 61508 Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +2 4 £35,750 -
Surrey - 1 £49,000 -
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded C
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Perforce
2 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) ISO13485
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) VectorCAST
3 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
3 2 (28.57%) Firmware
3 2 (28.57%) RS-232
3 2 (28.57%) Def Stans
4 1 (14.29%) MISRA C
4 1 (14.29%) MISRA
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) TortoiseSVN
2 2 (28.57%) VectorCAST
3 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) SysML
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C
1 5 (71.43%) Embedded C
2 4 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO13485
2 2 (28.57%) Def Stans
2 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) ISO26262
3 1 (14.29%) MISRA
3 1 (14.29%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Perforce
2 1 (14.29%) IBM