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 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-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 274
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
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
744 513 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.10% 7.55% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 629 373 468
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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

DO-178B
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft