Period
to 15 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61131
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 933 - 1095
Rank change year-on-year - +1095 +100
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61131 16 0 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% - 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% - 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13,430 10,881 20,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 12.98% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,684 8,397 15,263
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,750 £39,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

IEC 61131
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IEC 61131 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61131 in the UK

IEC 61131
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IEC 61131.

Salary trend for IEC 61131 in the UK

IEC 61131
Top 6 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 15 June 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
UK excluding London - 14 £32,500 - 3
England - 13 £32,500 - 3
South West - 12 - - 1
Work from Home - 2 - -
South East - 1 £32,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 with a requirement for IEC 61131.

1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
3 12 (75.00%) GIS
3 12 (75.00%) Legal
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) WPF
3 12 (75.00%) Time Management
3 12 (75.00%) OpenCV
3 12 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 12 (75.00%) Line Management
3 12 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 12 (75.00%) Computer Vision
3 12 (75.00%) Acoustics
3 12 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (75.00%) Critical Thinking
3 12 (75.00%) Social Skills
4 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
4 9 (56.25%) C++
4 9 (56.25%) Simulink
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Mechatronics
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) SCADA
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity

IEC 61131
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (56.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 12 (75.00%) Legal
1 12 (75.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SCADA Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) OpenCV
1 12 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 12 (75.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Acoustics
2 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
3 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 3 (18.75%) SCADA
4 1 (6.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Computer Vision
2 12 (75.00%) Critical Thinking
2 12 (75.00%) Line Management
2 12 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (75.00%) Time Management
2 12 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (25.00%) Mechatronics
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared