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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 903 903 892
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 6 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.052% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 20
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £43,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.91%
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
11439 10985 10756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.11% 11.07% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9204 8655 8336
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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
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 12 February 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
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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 -22 3 £39,000 -32.17% 1
South East +12 2 £43,000 -21.81% 1
East of England -7 1 £40,000 -5.88% 3
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (85.71%) C++
3 16 (76.19%) Java
3 16 (76.19%) MATLAB
4 15 (71.43%) UML
5 13 (61.90%) Rational Rhapsody
6 12 (57.14%) OO
7 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 11 (52.38%) Linux
7 11 (52.38%) Validation
8 10 (47.62%) Intel
8 10 (47.62%) C
8 10 (47.62%) Signal Processing
8 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (47.62%) Algorithms
8 10 (47.62%) Concurrent Programming
8 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
8 10 (47.62%) Parallel Programming
8 10 (47.62%) OpenMP
9 9 (42.86%) Aerospace
10 6 (28.57%) Simulink
10 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 6 (28.57%) Avionics
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
12 3 (14.29%) Scrum
12 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (28.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (42.86%) Aerospace
2 6 (28.57%) Avionics
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (76.19%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Java Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Java Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Algorithms
1 10 (47.62%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) LynxOS
2 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (71.43%) UML
3 12 (57.14%) OO
4 11 (52.38%) Validation
5 10 (47.62%) Concurrent Programming
5 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
5 10 (47.62%) Parallel Programming
5 10 (47.62%) Signal Processing
6 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) Business Development
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) OOP
8 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C++
2 16 (76.19%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) MATLAB
3 10 (47.62%) C
4 2 (9.52%) Ada
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Def Stans
1 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Intel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) QNX
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