The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61508
England / South West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 249 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 -  
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.17% 0.017% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.58% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.78% +26.66%  

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 568 638 680
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.02% 11.06% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 462 540 519
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for IEC 61508 in the South West

IEC 61508
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IEC 61508 in the South West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for IEC 61508 in the South West

IEC 61508
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Bristol +8 8 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £67,500 -
IEC 61508
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) Aerospace
1 8 (88.89%) DO-178B
1 8 (88.89%) DO-254
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Avionics
2 7 (77.78%) ISO26262
2 7 (77.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 7 (77.78%) VHDL
2 7 (77.78%) Verilog
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Ada
2 7 (77.78%) Assembly Language
2 7 (77.78%) Def Stans
2 7 (77.78%) Power Management
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automotive
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) APMP
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development

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

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
General
1 8 (88.89%) Aerospace
2 7 (77.78%) Avionics
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Ada Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Programmes
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (77.78%) Verilog
1 7 (77.78%) VHDL
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Power Management
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
2 7 (77.78%) Ada
2 7 (77.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) DO-178B
1 8 (88.89%) DO-254
2 7 (77.78%) Def Stans
2 7 (77.78%) ISO26262
Bristol, Avon
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago