Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IEC 61508
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 311 364
Permanent jobs citing IEC 61508 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
West Midlands median annual salary - £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -19.05% +10.53%
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +5.56%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,375 1,351 1,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.45% 13.76% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1,024 1,216
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,750 £25,125
90th Percentile £64,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

IEC 61508
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IEC 61508 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IEC 61508 in the West Midlands

IEC 61508
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IEC 61508 in the West Midlands