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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 209 205
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 2.64% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 5
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £49,125 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +5.88%
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
645 607 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.04% 9.90% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 546 478 496
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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