Period
to 20 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for IEC 61131 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IEC 61131 over the 6 months to 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61131
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 647 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +939
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61131 8 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.017% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 - -
UK median annual salary £32,500 - -

IEC 61131 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5,911 7,961 12,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.58% 12.96% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,114 6,232 8,994
10th Percentile £28,430 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,975 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

IEC 61131
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing IEC 61131 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61131 in the UK excluding London

IEC 61131
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IEC 61131 in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for IEC 61131 in the UK excluding London

IEC 61131
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61131 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. 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
South West - 6 - - 2
Scotland - 1 - -
South East - 1 £32,500 - 1
IEC 61131
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, IT jobs citing IEC 61131 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for IEC 61131.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) GIS
3 6 (75.00%) Legal
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 6 (75.00%) Time Management
3 6 (75.00%) OpenCV
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Vision
3 6 (75.00%) Acoustics
3 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (75.00%) Critical Thinking
3 6 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (75.00%) Line Management
4 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
4 5 (62.50%) C++
4 5 (62.50%) Simulink
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) SCADA
6 1 (12.50%) Robotics
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

IEC 61131
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 5 (62.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 6 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) OpenCV
1 6 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 6 (75.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Acoustics
2 5 (62.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Robotics
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Vision
2 6 (75.00%) Critical Thinking
2 6 (75.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (75.00%) Time Management
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (25.00%) Mechatronics
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared