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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +24.03%
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
180 152 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.94% 10.61% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 148 128 106
Median salary £40,750 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,250 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,800 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend 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