The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank - - 445
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £37,250
DO-254
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
2514 2516 2203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.82% 10.69% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1978 1935 1792
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DO-254
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 across the South East region.

DO-254 Salary Trend in the South East

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing DO-254 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-254.

1 14 (100.00%) Firmware
2 12 (85.71%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Avionics
4 7 (50.00%) Altera
4 7 (50.00%) DO-178B
4 7 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (50.00%) Line Management
4 7 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (50.00%) Content Management
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (50.00%) Xilinx
4 7 (50.00%) CAD
4 7 (50.00%) Project Management
4 7 (50.00%) Electronics
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Cognizant
4 7 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 7 (50.00%) Military
4 7 (50.00%) VHDL
4 7 (50.00%) Cadence
5 6 (42.86%) Legal
6 5 (35.71%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (35.71%) PLM
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Information Management
7 2 (14.29%) Communications Security

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing DO-254 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-254. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Avionics
1 7 (50.00%) Electronics
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 7 (50.00%) Military
2 6 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 5 (35.71%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (50.00%) VHDL
2 5 (35.71%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Line Management
1 7 (50.00%) Content Management
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (50.00%) CAD
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
1 7 (50.00%) Validation
2 5 (35.71%) PLM
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Information Management
3 2 (14.29%) Communications Security
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Degree
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Altera
1 7 (50.00%) Xilinx
1 7 (50.00%) Cognizant
1 7 (50.00%) Cadence