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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 907 953 960
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +7
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 11 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.094% 0.063% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 10
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,375 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £54,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%

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
11734 12700 13170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.98% 11.52% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9315 9965 10231
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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 26 July 2016 within the UK.

IEC 61508 Salary Histogram in the UK

IEC 61508
Top 11 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 26 July 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 +53 11 £49,000 -2.00% 3
West Midlands +2 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Coventry - 5 £57,500 - 1
South East +32 2 £49,000 - 1
Warwickshire +10 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Leatherhead - 2 £49,000 -
Surrey - 2 £49,000 -
North West +21 1 £53,000 +6.00% 1
Cumbria -1 1 £53,000 +6.00%
Bristol - 1 £65,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 -

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Validation
3 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) C
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Automotive
5 4 (28.57%) Subversion
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) V-Model
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Physics
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) ISO26262
5 4 (28.57%) Def Stans
6 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
6 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (21.43%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
8 1 (7.14%) MISRA
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring

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 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (28.57%) Automotive
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) French Language
4 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Software Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Physics
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) CMMI
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) SysML
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Def Stans
1 4 (28.57%) ISO26262
2 3 (21.43%) DO-178B
3 1 (7.14%) DO-254
3 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
3 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) MISRA
3 1 (7.14%) MISRA C
3 1 (7.14%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) QNX
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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