The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - 288 266
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.012% 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.11% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +2.66%
DO-178B
England

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 East of England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
851 906 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.06% 10.51% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 663 735 675
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DO-178B
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

DO-178B Salary Trend in the East of England

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Simulink
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 4 (50.00%) IEC 61508
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Android
6 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (25.00%) Automotive
6 2 (25.00%) Physics
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) Ada
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (25.00%) QNX
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (75.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Avionics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principle Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Physics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 4 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Ada
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) QNX