Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61131
UK
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 818 1025 1112
Rank change year-on-year +207 +87 +106
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61131 3 5 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.033% 0.032% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median annual salary - £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.48% -8.79%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +20.48% -8.79%

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 9,047 15,417 20,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.91% 12.53% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6,484 12,039 15,527
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,149 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 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 4 March 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
Work from Home - 2 - -
UK excluding London +161 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) SCADA
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Modbus
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (100.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python