Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61131
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1075 1170 1212
Rank change year-on-year +95 +42 +62
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61131 19 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.045% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
UK median annual salary - £39,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.37% +26.67%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £39,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -17.37% +26.67%

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 18,934 22,186 21,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.35% 13.13% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13,948 16,786 16,165
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -1.03%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

IEC 61131
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61131 in the UK

IEC 61131
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61131.

Salary trend for IEC 61131 in the UK

IEC 61131
Top 3 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 19 August 2019. 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
England +104 18 - - 7
UK excluding London +70 18 - - 7
South West - 18 - - 4

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 18 (94.74%) C
1 18 (94.74%) Python
1 18 (94.74%) Robotics
2 10 (52.63%) Robotic Control
2 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 10 (52.63%) Mechatronics
2 10 (52.63%) Mathematics
2 10 (52.63%) Kinematics
2 10 (52.63%) Algorithms
2 10 (52.63%) MATLAB
2 10 (52.63%) Simulink
3 8 (42.11%) Electronics
3 8 (42.11%) Ethernet
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) HNC
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) Driving Licence
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) ADSL
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Ladder Logic

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (52.63%) Kinematics
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Ethernet
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) ADSL
General
1 8 (42.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) PLC Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Applications Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Applications Support
3 8 (42.11%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Industrial Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Robotics
2 10 (52.63%) Algorithms
3 8 (42.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
1 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Mathematics
1 10 (52.63%) Mechatronics
1 10 (52.63%) Robotic Control
2 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C
1 18 (94.74%) Python
2 10 (52.63%) MATLAB
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Ladder Logic
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) HNC