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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 95 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 1.04% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 8.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
IEC 61508
UK

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
120 158 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.66% 11.75% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 94 125 128
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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