The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 223 205
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.88% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £46,250
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
668 571 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.06% 9.26% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 565 460 487
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £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 West

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in the South West