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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 924 973 960
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -13
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 8 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.069% 0.039% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 16
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.76%

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
11531 12664 13444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.76% 11.40% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9213 9952 10452
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 within the UK.

IEC 61508 Salary Histogram in the UK

IEC 61508
Top 8 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 29 June 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 +52 8 £49,000 -2.00% 3
West Midlands -17 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Coventry - 4 £57,500 -
South East - 2 £48,250 - 2
Surrey - 2 £48,250 - 1
South West - 1 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £49,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £65,000 -

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Validation
3 5 (50.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 3 (30.00%) V-Model
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
5 3 (30.00%) Def Stans
6 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
6 2 (20.00%) MISRA
6 2 (20.00%) Automotive
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) ISO26262
6 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) Information Security
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (10.00%) Ruby

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) LynxOS
2 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) CMMI
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) OOP
5 1 (10.00%) SysML
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Fortran
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (30.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (20.00%) ISO26262
2 2 (20.00%) MISRA
2 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (10.00%) DO-254
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) QNX
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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