Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 62304
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 711 1068 1153
Rank change year-on-year +357 +85 +35
Permanent jobs citing IEC 62304 5 2 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.077% 0.011% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% -9.62% +30.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £40,875 £51,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,625 £65,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year -14.89% -9.62% +30.00%

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 6,452 17,427 21,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.77% 12.92% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5,040 13,232 16,145
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

IEC 62304
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IEC 62304 in the UK

IEC 62304
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IEC 62304.

Salary trend for IEC 62304 in the UK

IEC 62304
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IEC 62304 over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for IEC 62304 in the UK

IEC 62304
Top 7 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 25 November 2020. 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 +271 4 £50,000 -14.89% 9
England +317 3 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North of England - 3 £50,000 - 1
Work from Home - 3 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
North West - 1 £67,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 4 (80.00%) ISO 13485
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (60.00%) Life Science
3 2 (40.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) HIPAA
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 2 (40.00%) Biology
3 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) Complexity Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Gantt Chart
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Arabic Language
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Support
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Biology
1 2 (40.00%) Complexity Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Numerical Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
1 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Gantt Chart
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Qualitative Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO 13485
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (40.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft