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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 105 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.15% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
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
174 143 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.29% 10.71% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 133 127 115
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

IEC 61508
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree