The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 30 November 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.
|6 months to
30 Nov 2023
|Same period 2022||Same period 2021|
|Rank change year-on-year||+252||+103||-311|
|Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508||25||136||47|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||0.046%||0.11%||0.036%|
|As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category||0.32%||0.61%||0.23%|
|Number of salaries quoted||13||34||14|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£70,000||£49,000||£48,750|
|Median % change year-on-year||+42.86%||+0.51%||+2.63%|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£70,000||£49,000||£45,000|
|% change year-on-year||+42.86%||+8.89%||-5.26%|
IEC 61508 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.
|Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills||7,933||22,280||20,189|
|As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK||14.73%||17.63%||15.59%|
|Number of salaries quoted||5,817||12,040||12,594|
|Median annual salary (50th Percentile)||£60,000||£57,500||£55,000|
|Median % change year-on-year||+4.35%||+4.55%||+1.85%|
|UK excluding London median annual salary||£52,500||£50,000||£47,500|
|% change year-on-year||+5.00%||+5.26%||-3.67%|
Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IEC 61508.
Salary distribution for jobs citing IEC 61508 over the 6 months to 30 November 2023.
Top 10 Job Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the UK over the 6 months to 30 November 2023. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
on Same Period
IT Job Ads
Past 6 Months
on Same Period
|UK excluding London||+144||24||£70,000||+42.86%||26|
|Work from Home||+177||9||£71,250||+1.79%||13|
|North of England||+152||2||£75,000||-||3|
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category
The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories: