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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 92
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £49,125 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +9.16%
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
155 126 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.58% 9.16% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 129 97 125
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,900 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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