The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - 201 192
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
421 485 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.51% 9.68% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 366 393 267
Average salary £42,750 £36,625 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.72% -6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
IEC 61508
England

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