The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 144 141 152
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.047% 0.044% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.34% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +38.15%
DO-178B
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
291 273 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 13.71% 11.96% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 227 217 236
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £68,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DO-178B
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DO-178B Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DO-178B
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) Simulink
3 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) IEC 61508
4 3 (42.86%) C
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) Ada
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 2 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (28.57%) Automotive
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) Physics
6 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) QNX
6 1 (14.29%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (85.71%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Principle Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) MATLAB
3 3 (42.86%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Ada
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) QNX