Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 62304
UK > England
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1060 1144 1139
Rank change year-on-year +84 -5 +105
Permanent jobs citing IEC 62304 8 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.042% 0.095% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 18
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £39,000 £42,500 £37,275
90th Percentile £75,000 £59,050 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%

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 19,210 21,115 20,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.94% 12.83% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14,140 16,562 15,973
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +30 7 £70,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands +10 7 £70,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +53 1 £42,500 - 3
IEC 62304
UK

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) ISO 13485
3 5 (62.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) QMS
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) MISRA
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) MVVM
6 1 (12.50%) Defensive Programming
6 1 (12.50%) R
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) High-Throughput Computing
6 1 (12.50%) MISRA C
6 1 (12.50%) Power Management
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) QMS
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Defensive Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) High-Throughput Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Power Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) R
5 1 (12.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO 13485
2 3 (37.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) MISRA
4 1 (12.50%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com