The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 206
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £43,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-12.64% +4.19%
IEC 61508
England

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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
467 457 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.39% 8.51% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 402 367 402
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 across the West Midlands region.

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in the West Midlands