The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 53 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 4 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.01% 4.11% 1.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 36.11% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 4
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.69%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +38.15%
DO-178B
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
16 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.03% 11.39% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 10
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

DO-178B
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B across the Cheltenham region.

DO-178B Salary Trend in Cheltenham

DO-178B
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B.

1 8 (88.89%) Aerospace
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Military
3 3 (33.33%) Avionics
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Ada
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) Simulink
5 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
5 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing DO-178B also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DO-178B. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Aerospace
2 3 (33.33%) Military
2 3 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Development Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Ada
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) IBM