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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 228 225 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.052% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.75% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
805 676 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.78% 11.81% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 548 497 434
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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

IEC 61508
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
IEC 61508
England

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Physics
3 4 (44.44%) Automotive
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) V-Model
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) ISO26262
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Electronics
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) CMMI
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (11.11%) Def Stans
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) DO-254
5 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Automotive
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Lead Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Validation
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) V-Model
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO26262
2 1 (11.11%) Def Stans
2 1 (11.11%) DO-254
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)