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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 250 - 235
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 3 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.054% - 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% - 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
577 719 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.38% 12.09% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 469 602 494
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 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 24 August 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 - 3 £50,000 - 2
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) DO-178B
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) French Language
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

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 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago