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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank - - 85
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 1.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
187 132 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.93% 9.40% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 149 104 114
Median salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
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