Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 13485 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 13485 over the 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 13485
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1074 1174 1160
Rank change year-on-year +100 -14 +115
Permanent jobs citing ISO 13485 24 32 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.15% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 14
UK median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £39,000 £37,550 £28,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

ISO 13485 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 20,015 22,013 20,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.88% 12.82% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14,521 16,973 15,882
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,625 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

ISO 13485
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 13485 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 13485 in the UK

ISO 13485
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 13485.

Salary trend for ISO 13485 in the UK

ISO 13485
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 13485 over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for ISO 13485 in the UK

ISO 13485
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 13485 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 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 +65 23 £47,500 +5.56% 13
England +84 16 £60,000 +33.33% 10
Midlands +30 6 £70,000 +115.38% 1
West Midlands - 6 £70,000 - 1
North West +38 5 £47,500 -9.52%
North of England +28 5 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Wales +18 4 £41,250 -10.81% 3
Scotland +9 4 £56,250 -6.25% 1
East of England +85 3 £42,500 -5.56% 2
London +93 1 £77,500 +40.91% 1
South East +27 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, IT jobs citing ISO 13485 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 ISO 13485.

1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) Degree
3 12 (50.00%) C++
4 11 (45.83%) C#
5 10 (41.67%) C
6 9 (37.50%) Bluetooth
6 9 (37.50%) Embedded C
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Electronics
7 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 7 (29.17%) Validation
8 7 (29.17%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) Python
9 6 (25.00%) IEC 62304
9 6 (25.00%) QA
9 6 (25.00%) Android
10 5 (20.83%) Life Science
10 5 (20.83%) QMS
10 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.83%) Firmware
11 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (16.67%) CAD
11 4 (16.67%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 4 (16.67%) QML
11 4 (16.67%) SDLC
11 4 (16.67%) JIRA
11 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 4 (16.67%) Signal Processing
11 4 (16.67%) Qt

ISO 13485
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 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Bluetooth
2 3 (12.50%) RFID
3 2 (8.33%) RS-232
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) ZigBee
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) CircleCI
3 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) RequisitePro
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 8 (33.33%) Electronics
1 8 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Software Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) QML
1 4 (16.67%) Qt
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (20.83%) Life Science
2 3 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Validation
4 5 (20.83%) QMS
5 4 (16.67%) CAD
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Signal Processing
6 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Business Development
7 2 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) C
4 9 (37.50%) Embedded C
5 7 (29.17%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) Python
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) R
8 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) IEC 62304
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (8.33%) GAMP
3 2 (8.33%) GxP
3 2 (8.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Altera
2 1 (4.17%) EMC
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Xilinx