The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IEC 61508
UK / Wales
Rank - 104 106
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.080% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.75% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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 in the Wales region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
100 134 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.06% 10.74% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 83 100 99
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £15,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,250 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales 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 Wales

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Wales

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in Wales