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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 873 867 831
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -36
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 11 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.020% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.100% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 16
Average salary £39,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +5.00%
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
11007 11462 10271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.77% 10.70% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8883 8930 8151
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DO-178B across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in England

DO-178B
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -28 9 £39,000 -27.44% 3
East of England -5 1 £58,500 - 1
South East - 1 £45,000 - 4
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (80.00%) UML
3 17 (56.67%) Aerospace
4 16 (53.33%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) SysML
6 13 (43.33%) Use Case
6 13 (43.33%) C
7 11 (36.67%) Electronics
8 9 (30.00%) Validation
8 9 (30.00%) C#
9 8 (26.67%) OO
10 7 (23.33%) .NET
10 7 (23.33%) C++
10 7 (23.33%) Ada
10 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
10 7 (23.33%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
11 6 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
11 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 6 (20.00%) JIRA
11 6 (20.00%) Subversion
11 6 (20.00%) OpenMP
11 6 (20.00%) Signal Processing
11 6 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
11 6 (20.00%) Parallel Programming
11 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.00%) Intel
11 6 (20.00%) MATLAB

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (3.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (23.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (20.00%) Subversion
3 6 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 17 (56.67%) Aerospace
2 11 (36.67%) Electronics
3 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (13.33%) Avionics
5 3 (10.00%) Military
6 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (80.00%) UML
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (43.33%) Use Case
4 13 (43.33%) SysML
5 9 (30.00%) Validation
6 8 (26.67%) OO
7 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
8 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (20.00%) Parallel Programming
8 6 (20.00%) Signal Processing
8 6 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (10.00%) Stress Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.67%) SSADM
10 2 (6.67%) Yourdon
10 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
10 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C
2 9 (30.00%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) Ada
4 6 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.33%) TickIT
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Intel
2 3 (10.00%) EMC
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