The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 877 941 955
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +14
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 9 4 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.085% 0.032% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 15
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £45,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10607 12386 12726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.56% 11.65% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8391 9808 10042
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

IEC 61508
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the UK.

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in the UK

IEC 61508
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
England +69 9 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -14 6 £45,000 -
Stafford +1 4 £45,000 -
Staffordshire -5 4 £45,000 -
South West - 2 £46,250 -
Bristol - 2 £46,250 -
Coventry - 2 £42,500 -
South East +63 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Oxfordshire +24 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) C
3 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
4 10 (43.48%) Electronics
4 10 (43.48%) Validation
5 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (30.43%) DO-178B
6 7 (30.43%) V-Model
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) Subversion
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) C#
7 6 (26.09%) C++
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Assembly Language
8 5 (21.74%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
9 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
9 4 (17.39%) Simulink
9 4 (17.39%) VxWorks
9 4 (17.39%) JIRA
9 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Perforce
9 4 (17.39%) Coverity
9 4 (17.39%) TortoiseSVN

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Simulink
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (17.39%) Profibus
3 2 (8.70%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
2 4 (17.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (8.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (43.48%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Automotive
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (17.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (13.04%) Physics
4 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) VxWorks
4 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
2 10 (43.48%) Validation
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) V-Model
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Change Control
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Release Management
4 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C
2 11 (47.83%) Embedded C
3 6 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) Assembly Language
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) DO-178B
2 4 (17.39%) ISO13485
3 3 (13.04%) ISO26262
4 2 (8.70%) Def Stans
4 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
5 1 (4.35%) MISRA
5 1 (4.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
1 4 (17.39%) Coverity
1 4 (17.39%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) Renesas
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