Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61508
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 590 638
Rank change year-on-year +55 +48 +8
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.021% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.087% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
South East median annual salary £52,500 £40,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% - -
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,625
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.88% +3.61%

IEC 61508 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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3579 4573 5378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.41% 13.00% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2881 3597 4319
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,400 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing IEC 61508 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61508 in the South East

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for IEC 61508 in the South East

IEC 61508
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Hampshire - 4 £52,500 -
Surrey +23 2 £42,500 -13.27%
IEC 61508
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South East region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 6 (100.00%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Def Stans
3 4 (66.67%) DO-178B
3 4 (66.67%) ISO 26262
3 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 4 (66.67%) VHDL
3 4 (66.67%) Verilog
3 4 (66.67%) Ada
3 4 (66.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

IEC 61508
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

General
1 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 4 (66.67%) Verilog
1 4 (66.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Ada
2 4 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) Def Stans
2 4 (66.67%) DO-178B
2 4 (66.67%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC