Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for IEC 61508 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IEC 61508 over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61508
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 177 -
Rank change year-on-year -24 - +186
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.16% 0.16% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.35% 1.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Bristol median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% - -
South West median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year -2.63% - -

IEC 61508 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 446 362 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.60% 11.32% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 339 300 347
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% -0.56% +19.33%
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,250 £23,450
90th Percentile £67,000 £77,625 £61,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing IEC 61508 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61508 in Bristol

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for IEC 61508 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) DO-178B
3 4 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (50.00%) ISO 26262
5 2 (33.33%) Power Management
5 2 (33.33%) Def Stans
5 2 (33.33%) DO-254
5 2 (33.33%) VHDL
5 2 (33.33%) Verilog
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Ada
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Avionics
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS

IEC 61508
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (33.33%) Verilog
2 2 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) Ada
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) DO-178B
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 26262
3 2 (33.33%) Def Stans
3 2 (33.33%) DO-254