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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IEC 61508
Rank 238 218 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.016% 0.037% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -26.47%
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
696 500 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.15% 9.35% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 486 418 382
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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

IEC 61508
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DO-254
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IEC 61508. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CMMI
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Def Stans
1 1 (100.00%) DO-254
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
1 1 (100.00%) ISO26262
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago