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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 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 62304
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1032 841 886
Rank change year-on-year -191 +45 +194
Permanent jobs citing IEC 62304 88 12 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.015% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.11% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
10th Percentile £41,625 £40,500 -
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% -9.09% +17.02%
75th Percentile £62,813 £70,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £76,000 £68,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +11.41%

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 22,805 10,579 11,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.61% 12.97% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11,910 7,485 8,750
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +10.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

IEC 62304
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for IEC 62304 in England

IEC 62304
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IEC 62304 in England.

Salary trend for IEC 62304 in England

IEC 62304
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing IEC 62304 in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -214 47 - - 2
East of England -58 27 £85,000 +70.00% 3
South West -24 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
North of England - 5 £52,500 -
South East - 3 - - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 -
North East - 2 £47,500 -
IEC 62304
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2022, IT jobs citing IEC 62304 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for IEC 62304.

1 58 (65.91%) Software Engineering
1 58 (65.91%) ISO 13485
2 56 (63.64%) Degree
3 51 (57.95%) Agile
4 48 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 47 (53.41%) Social Skills
6 45 (51.14%) SDLC
7 40 (45.45%) Computer Science
8 34 (38.64%) Full Stack Development
9 32 (36.36%) React Native
9 32 (36.36%) TypeScript
9 32 (36.36%) JIRA
9 32 (36.36%) AWS
9 32 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
10 31 (35.23%) User Experience
11 30 (34.09%) QA
11 30 (34.09%) Linux
12 27 (30.68%) C
12 27 (30.68%) IEC 61508
12 27 (30.68%) ISO 26262
13 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
14 25 (28.41%) Microservices
14 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
14 25 (28.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 24 (27.27%) MySQL
15 24 (27.27%) NHS
15 24 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
16 23 (26.14%) Automotive
16 23 (26.14%) Elasticsearch

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 23 (26.14%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.82%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 32 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
1 32 (36.36%) AWS
2 22 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
3 10 (11.36%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.14%) Azure
4 1 (1.14%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) DNS
2 1 (1.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
2 24 (27.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (36.36%) JIRA
2 25 (28.41%) Git (software)
3 22 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 6 (6.82%) Appium
4 6 (6.82%) TestRail
5 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.27%) Trac
General
1 47 (53.41%) Social Skills
2 23 (26.14%) Automotive
3 5 (5.68%) Organisational Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.55%) Games
5 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) Technical Leader
3 10 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Software Manager
4 7 (7.95%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) QA Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Engineering Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.14%) .NET Developer
9 1 (1.14%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.14%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.14%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.36%) React Native
2 22 (25.00%) Node.js
2 22 (25.00%) React
3 21 (23.86%) LLVM
4 12 (13.64%) Spring
5 10 (11.36%) CSS
5 10 (11.36%) GraphQL
5 10 (11.36%) HTML
5 10 (11.36%) RESTful
6 2 (2.27%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.27%) Web Services
7 1 (1.14%) .NET
7 1 (1.14%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.14%) FHIR
7 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) User Experience
2 24 (27.27%) NHS
3 16 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 16 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 10 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (7.95%) Life Science
6 6 (6.82%) ARM Cortex
7 4 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.41%) IoT
9 1 (1.14%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) Software Engineering
2 51 (57.95%) Agile
3 48 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 45 (51.14%) SDLC
5 40 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 34 (38.64%) Full Stack Development
7 25 (28.41%) Microservices
8 24 (27.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 23 (26.14%) Analytics
10 22 (25.00%) Pair Programming
11 21 (23.86%) Open Source
12 20 (22.73%) Quality Management
13 16 (18.18%) Data Integration
14 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (17.05%) Test Automation
14 15 (17.05%) Unit Testing
15 14 (15.91%) DevOps
15 14 (15.91%) QMS
16 12 (13.64%) OO
17 11 (12.50%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) TypeScript
2 27 (30.68%) C
3 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 22 (25.00%) C++
5 12 (13.64%) Java
6 7 (7.95%) Python
7 6 (6.82%) Assembly Language
8 4 (4.55%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.14%) C#
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (63.64%) Degree
2 18 (20.45%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (65.91%) ISO 13485
2 30 (34.09%) QA
3 27 (30.68%) IEC 61508
3 27 (30.68%) ISO 26262
4 25 (28.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (6.82%) DO-178B
6 3 (3.41%) HIPAA
6 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
7 2 (2.27%) GDPR
8 1 (1.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 22 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.14%) Cerner
2 1 (1.14%) Google
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft