Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61508
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 348 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - +302
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.009% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.19% 0.079% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
South West median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% - -
England median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £46,625
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.88% +3.61%

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 1090 1272 1443
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 10.38% 11.41% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1081 1154
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 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
Bristol -2 12 £40,000 -6.98% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £67,500 -
IEC 61508
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (92.31%) C
2 11 (84.62%) Aerospace
2 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) ISO 26262
3 10 (76.92%) Degree
3 10 (76.92%) Avionics
3 10 (76.92%) DO-178B
3 10 (76.92%) DO-254
4 9 (69.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 9 (69.23%) VHDL
4 9 (69.23%) Verilog
4 9 (69.23%) Ada
4 9 (69.23%) Assembly Language
4 9 (69.23%) Def Stans
4 9 (69.23%) Power Management
5 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) Automotive
7 1 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (7.69%) Electronics
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

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 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (84.62%) Aerospace
2 10 (76.92%) Avionics
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Ada Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Ada Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Programmes
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 9 (69.23%) Verilog
1 9 (69.23%) VHDL
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Power Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C
2 9 (69.23%) Ada
2 9 (69.23%) Assembly Language
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) ISO 26262
2 10 (76.92%) DO-178B
2 10 (76.92%) DO-254
3 9 (69.23%) Def Stans
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago