The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 426 416 440
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 12 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.056% 0.052% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% 0.52% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2389 2099 2519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.09% 9.91% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 1664 2114
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 South East

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

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DO-178B
Salary Trend in the South East

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

DO-178B Salary Trend in the South East

DO-178B
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DO-178B across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the South East

DO-178B
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
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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
Hampshire -14 7 - -
Berkshire +11 4 £45,000 +8.43%
Surrey -4 3 £45,000 +4.65%
East Sussex - 1 £43,000 -
DO-178B
England

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (53.85%) Cognizant
3 7 (53.85%) Firmware
3 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 7 (53.85%) Validation
3 7 (53.85%) Content Management
3 7 (53.85%) Chartered Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) DO-254
4 6 (46.15%) Legal
5 5 (38.46%) C
6 4 (30.77%) Ada
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) C++
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) Perl
7 3 (23.08%) Ant
7 3 (23.08%) UNIX
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) VxWorks
7 3 (23.08%) LynxOS
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Spring

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Systems Support
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) VxWorks
1 3 (23.08%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) Validation
2 7 (53.85%) Content Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) MODAF
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Ada
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) DO-254
2 1 (7.69%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cognizant
2 3 (23.08%) HP