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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank - - 264
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.94% +34.66%
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
652 521 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.37% 8.03% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 549 407 417
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.74% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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