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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 895 958 946
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -12
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 15 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.063% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £34,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,800 £36,850
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +24.03%

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
11604 12701 12860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.18% 11.60% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 10122 9948
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

IEC 61508 Salary Histogram in the UK

IEC 61508
Top 14 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 28 September 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 +56 15 £47,500 +18.75% 4
South East +47 5 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -8 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire -1 4 £35,750 -
Bristol - 4 £48,750 - 3
South West - 4 £48,750 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Abingdon - 2 £31,500 -
Oxford - 2 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £49,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £53,000 -
Surrey - 1 £49,000 -
North West - 1 £53,000 -

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Embedded C
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
3 12 (52.17%) C
4 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (34.78%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) C++
7 6 (26.09%) Electronics
7 6 (26.09%) DO-178B
8 5 (21.74%) Physics
8 5 (21.74%) Subversion
8 5 (21.74%) V-Model
8 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (21.74%) ISO26262
8 5 (21.74%) Automotive
8 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (17.39%) Perforce
9 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (17.39%) Assembly Language
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) ISO13485
9 4 (17.39%) TortoiseSVN
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) Def Stans

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.70%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (8.70%) VectorCAST
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Software Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Lead Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Software Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (21.74%) Physics
3 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (21.74%) V-Model
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) CMMI
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security
7 1 (4.35%) SysML
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Embedded C
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) DO-178B
2 5 (21.74%) ISO26262
3 4 (17.39%) ISO13485
4 3 (13.04%) Def Stans
5 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (4.35%) DO-254
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
6 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (4.35%) MISRA
6 1 (4.35%) MISRA C
6 1 (4.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
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