Period
to 21 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 62304
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1121 1152 1203
Rank change year-on-year +31 +51 +81
Permanent jobs citing IEC 62304 8 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.037% 0.077% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 14
England median annual salary £52,625 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.94% - -21.74%
10th Percentile £39,125 £36,975 £31,725
90th Percentile £65,700 £52,125 £64,625
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -21.74%

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 21,367 20,685 24,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.68% 12.47% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16,281 15,409 19,282
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +10.00%

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 21 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
East of England - 3 - - 2
South East 0 2 £65,500 +70.13% 1
South West - 2 £40,250 -
Midlands +11 1 - - 4
West Midlands +8 1 - - 3
IEC 62304
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) ISO 13485
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) Automotive
3 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 26262
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) PDCA
4 2 (25.00%) Kaizen
4 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (25.00%) GAMP
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) IRCA
4 2 (25.00%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Ant
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Kaizen
3 2 (25.00%) PDCA
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Defensive Programming
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) MVVM
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) QMS
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO 13485
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 26262
3 2 (25.00%) GAMP
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware