The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 252
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +44.73%
DO-178B
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
628 529 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.17% 7.92% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 522 429 384
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DO-178B
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DO-178B Salary Trend in the North West