Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IEC 62304 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IEC 62304 over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 62304
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1064 1162 1191
Rank change year-on-year +98 +29 +18
Permanent jobs citing IEC 62304 2 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.011% 0.028% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 22
UK median annual salary £58,750 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.62% +36.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £40,875 £51,000 £32,925
90th Percentile £71,625 £65,800 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.62% +36.84% +11.76%

IEC 62304 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 17,711 21,657 22,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.95% 13.36% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13,419 16,309 16,731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

IEC 62304
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IEC 62304 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 62304 in the UK

IEC 62304
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 62304.

Salary trend for IEC 62304 in the UK

IEC 62304
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IEC 62304 over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for IEC 62304 in the UK

IEC 62304
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 62304 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK excluding London +71 2 £58,750 -9.62% 9
England +94 1 £45,000 -30.77% 9
South East +39 1 £45,000 -31.30%
Wales - 1 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT jobs citing IEC 62304 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 62304.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 13485
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

IEC 62304
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 13485