The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 848 852 857
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 18 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Average salary - £31,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary - £31,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -19.23%
DO-254
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
11022 10317 11049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.49% 10.09% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8721 7966 9124
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in England

DO-254
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 across the England region.

DO-254 Salary Trend in England

DO-254
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-254 within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 East +12 12 - -
East Midlands - 4 - -
South West -2 3 - - 1
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DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing DO-254 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-254.

1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Firmware
3 11 (61.11%) Aerospace
3 11 (61.11%) DO-178B
3 11 (61.11%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (61.11%) Avionics
3 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
4 9 (50.00%) Military
5 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Chartered Engineer
6 7 (38.89%) Cognizant
6 7 (38.89%) Cadence
6 7 (38.89%) Xilinx
6 7 (38.89%) Altera
6 7 (38.89%) Project Management
6 7 (38.89%) Validation
6 7 (38.89%) Content Management
6 7 (38.89%) VHDL
6 7 (38.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (33.33%) Legal
7 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) CAD
8 5 (27.78%) Line Management
8 5 (27.78%) Electronics
8 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) VxWorks
9 4 (22.22%) Android
9 4 (22.22%) IEC 61508

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing DO-254 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-254. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) Simulink
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (61.11%) Aerospace
1 11 (61.11%) Avionics
2 9 (50.00%) Military
3 6 (33.33%) Legal
4 5 (27.78%) Electronics
4 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Systems Support
3 3 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) VHDL
1 7 (38.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (11.11%) ASIC
3 2 (11.11%) Verilog
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) VxWorks
1 4 (22.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Content Management
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) Validation
3 5 (27.78%) CAD
3 5 (27.78%) Line Management
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) PLM
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Communications Security
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) VBA
1 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) DO-178B
2 4 (22.22%) IEC 61508
3 2 (11.11%) DO-160
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Cognizant
1 7 (38.89%) Cadence
1 7 (38.89%) Xilinx
1 7 (38.89%) Altera
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Synopsys
3 2 (11.11%) Mentor Graphics