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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61508
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 440 -
Rank change year-on-year +63 -  
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.020% 0.011% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.079% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £52,500 £48,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.80% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.73% -3.50%  

IEC 61508 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1695 2521 2885
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.53% 13.83% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 2007 2285
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 3 £52,500 -
IEC 61508
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 26262
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DO-178B
2 3 (60.00%) Def Stans
2 3 (60.00%) VHDL
2 3 (60.00%) Verilog
2 3 (60.00%) Ada
2 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Mechatronics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) MISRA C
3 2 (40.00%) MISRA
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) SysML

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SysML Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (60.00%) Verilog
1 3 (60.00%) VHDL
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Mechatronics
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SysML
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Ada
2 3 (60.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 26262
2 3 (60.00%) Def Stans
2 3 (60.00%) DO-178B
3 2 (40.00%) MISRA
3 2 (40.00%) MISRA C