The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IEC 61508
UK / Wales
Rank 98 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.092% 0.072% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.70% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £37,750 £38,750
% change year-on-year +9.27% -2.58%  

IEC 61508 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 142 190 161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 13.11% 13.67% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 116 165 129
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing IEC 61508 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61508 in Wales

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IEC 61508 in Wales.

Salary trend for IEC 61508 in Wales

IEC 61508
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IEC 61508 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +11 1 £32,500 -
IEC 61508
UK

IEC 61508
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing IEC 61508 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for IEC 61508.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Fortran
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA

IEC 61508
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Fortran
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA
1 1 (100.00%) MISRA C