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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IEC 61508
Rank - - 208
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-32.10% +14.45%
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
460 448 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.26% 8.36% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 387 377 387
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,150 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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