The table below looks at the statistics for IEC 61508 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IEC 61508 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IEC 61508
Rank - 112 103
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.60% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
IEC 61508
South East

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 Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
124 125 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.95% 8.99% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 112 99 89
Average salary £40,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,400 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IEC 61508
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

IEC 61508 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

IEC 61508 Salary Trend in West Sussex

IEC 61508
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) VxWorks
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) OO

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) Electronics
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (75.00%) C#