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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 241 - 215
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.019% - 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% - 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 20
Median salary £65,000 - £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
481 566 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.02% 9.77% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 426 439 564
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,529 £23,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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

IEC 61508
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Bristol - 1 £65,000 - 1
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) QNX
2 1 (50.00%) LynxOS
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Def Stans

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) LynxOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) QNX