The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 880 920 965
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +45
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 11 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 15
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £43,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +12.98%
DO-178B
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10807 11420 12963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 11.77% 11.33% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8652 9074 10256
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in England

DO-178B
Salary Trend in England

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

DO-178B Salary Trend in England

DO-178B
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
South East +31 2 £48,750 +8.33% 2
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing DO-178B 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 England region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (93.75%) Aerospace
3 13 (81.25%) C++
4 11 (68.75%) C
4 11 (68.75%) UML
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Ada
5 7 (43.75%) Avionics
6 6 (37.50%) MISRA C
6 6 (37.50%) MISRA
6 6 (37.50%) PhD
6 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 6 (37.50%) JSF
6 6 (37.50%) SysML
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
9 2 (12.50%) OO
10 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) QNX
10 1 (6.25%) LynxOS
10 1 (6.25%) Electronics
10 1 (6.25%) OOP
10 1 (6.25%) HND
10 1 (6.25%) Windows

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) VectorCAST
General
1 15 (93.75%) Aerospace
2 7 (43.75%) Avionics
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) LynxOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (68.75%) UML
3 6 (37.50%) SysML
4 2 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C++
2 11 (68.75%) C
3 7 (43.75%) Ada
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) PhD
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 6 (37.50%) MISRA
1 6 (37.50%) MISRA C
2 1 (6.25%) Def Stans
2 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) QNX
1 1 (6.25%) Wind River