The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank 447 426 427
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 4 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.017% 0.053% 0.057%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2498 2213 2478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.39% 9.86% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1772 2131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IEC 61508
England

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +2 2 £42,500 -
Surrey -7 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
2 21 (77.78%) C
3 20 (74.07%) Assembly Language
4 19 (70.37%) Automotive
4 19 (70.37%) MATLAB
4 19 (70.37%) Simulink
4 19 (70.37%) Embedded C
4 19 (70.37%) Embedded Systems
4 19 (70.37%) Freescale
5 12 (44.44%) Electronics
6 11 (40.74%) Mercurial
6 11 (40.74%) Memory Management
7 10 (37.04%) Degree
8 8 (29.63%) ActiveX
8 8 (29.63%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) OOD
9 5 (18.52%) C++
10 4 (14.81%) OO
10 4 (14.81%) VxWorks
11 3 (11.11%) DO-178B
12 2 (7.41%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (7.41%) FMECA
12 2 (7.41%) CAE
12 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (7.41%) JSP
12 2 (7.41%) Windows
13 1 (3.70%) Linux
13 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
13 1 (3.70%) .NET
13 1 (3.70%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (70.37%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.70%) 802.11
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
1 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (70.37%) Automotive
2 12 (44.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Software Engineer
2 20 (74.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (70.37%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 19 (70.37%) Embedded C Engineer
3 19 (70.37%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) ActiveX
2 2 (7.41%) JSP
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) VxWorks
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (40.74%) Memory Management
3 5 (18.52%) OOD
4 4 (14.81%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) FMECA
5 2 (7.41%) CAE
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) CMMI
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C
2 20 (74.07%) Assembly Language
3 19 (70.37%) MATLAB
3 19 (70.37%) Embedded C
4 8 (29.63%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.70%) TickIT
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Freescale
2 1 (3.70%) Renesas
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