Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61508
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1124 1233 1284
Rank change year-on-year +109 +51 -22
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 22 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.013% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.052% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 12
England median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £46,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +1.88% +3.61%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,300 £31,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,850 £54,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,625
% change year-on-year -10.53% +1.88% +3.61%

IEC 61508 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 20361 25120 26935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.19% 13.19% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15452 20087 21247
England median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61508 in England

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for IEC 61508 in England

IEC 61508
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IEC 61508 in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for IEC 61508 in England

IEC 61508
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +29 13 £40,000 -6.98% 1
South East +95 7 £52,500 +7.14%
Midlands +40 2 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands +25 2 £47,500 - 2
IEC 61508
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 20 (90.91%) C
2 19 (86.36%) Degree
3 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 18 (81.82%) ISO 26262
4 17 (77.27%) Aerospace
5 14 (63.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 14 (63.64%) Def Stans
5 14 (63.64%) DO-178B
6 13 (59.09%) VHDL
6 13 (59.09%) Verilog
6 13 (59.09%) Ada
6 13 (59.09%) Assembly Language
7 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
7 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
8 10 (45.45%) Avionics
8 10 (45.45%) DO-254
9 9 (40.91%) Power Management
10 5 (22.73%) Electronics
11 4 (18.18%) Validation
11 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
12 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
12 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
12 3 (13.64%) Automotive
13 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (9.09%) SysML
13 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
13 2 (9.09%) Mechatronics
13 2 (9.09%) UML

IEC 61508
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 17 (77.27%) Aerospace
2 10 (45.45%) Avionics
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics
4 3 (13.64%) Automotive
5 1 (4.55%) French Language
5 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Programmes
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering Expert
5 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (4.55%) SysML Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 13 (59.09%) Verilog
2 13 (59.09%) VHDL
3 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Power Management
3 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (9.09%) Mechatronics
5 2 (9.09%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 2 (9.09%) SysML
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
6 1 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C
2 13 (59.09%) Ada
2 13 (59.09%) Assembly Language
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Degree
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) ISO 26262
2 14 (63.64%) Def Stans
2 14 (63.64%) DO-178B
3 10 (45.45%) DO-254
4 2 (9.09%) MISRA
4 2 (9.09%) MISRA C
5 1 (4.55%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
1 1 (4.55%) Coverity
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago