Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IEC 62304 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IEC 62304 over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 62304
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1158 1266
Rank change year-on-year +28 +108 +3
Permanent jobs citing IEC 62304 25 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.11% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 14
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -7.69%
10th Percentile £32,925 £36,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,125 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -7.69%

IEC 62304 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21529 22473 26301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.79% 12.88% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16348 17918 21049
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

IEC 62304
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IEC 62304 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 62304 in England

IEC 62304
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 62304 in England.

Salary trend for IEC 62304 in England

IEC 62304
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IEC 62304 in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Salary histogram for IEC 62304 in England

IEC 62304
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 62304 within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Midlands +28 21 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +25 21 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East +36 3 £38,500 +7.69% 1
East of England -8 1 - - 1
IEC 62304
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing IEC 62304 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 62304.

1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) Electronics
4 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
5 12 (48.00%) QA
5 12 (48.00%) Software Architecture
5 12 (48.00%) IEC 61508
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) MATLAB
5 12 (48.00%) Simulink
5 12 (48.00%) C
6 10 (40.00%) Firmware
7 9 (36.00%) JIRA
7 9 (36.00%) Subversion
7 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (36.00%) ISO 13485
8 8 (32.00%) Algorithms
8 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (32.00%) SysML
8 8 (32.00%) Requirements Management
8 8 (32.00%) TDD
8 8 (32.00%) Middleware
8 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (32.00%) UML
9 7 (28.00%) C#
9 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
9 7 (28.00%) QMS
10 6 (24.00%) Windows

IEC 62304
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 4 (16.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Simulink
2 4 (16.00%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
1 9 (36.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
3 4 (16.00%) VectorCAST
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Redmine
General
1 15 (60.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) MATLAB Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Quality Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Verification Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Middleware
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) Itk
3 1 (4.00%) SignalR
3 1 (4.00%) VTK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (16.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (16.00%) Life Science
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) VxWorks
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Software Architecture
4 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Requirements Management
4 8 (32.00%) SysML
4 8 (32.00%) TDD
4 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (32.00%) UML
5 7 (28.00%) QMS
6 6 (24.00%) Quality Management
7 5 (20.00%) Validation
8 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (16.00%) Release Management
8 4 (16.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C
1 12 (48.00%) MATLAB
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) C++
3 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) IEC 61508
1 12 (48.00%) QA
2 9 (36.00%) ISO 13485
3 5 (20.00%) MISRA
3 5 (20.00%) MISRA C
4 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (4.00%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Atlassian
1 4 (16.00%) Coverity
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) MKS
2 1 (4.00%) QNX