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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IEC 61508
UK / Wales
Rank - 104 107
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.073% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.69% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%

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
94 145 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 8.88% 10.53% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 78 114 99
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £46,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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