The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 222 235 242
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 5 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.05% 1.28% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 14
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -32.17%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+41.02% -13.33%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
475 626 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.24% 10.96% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 411 511 437
Median salary £43,750 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £64,800
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-178B Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DO-178B
Salary Trend in the South West

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

DO-178B Salary Trend in the South West

DO-178B
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £47,500 -
DO-178B
England

DO-178B
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing DO-178B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 8 (50.00%) C
1 8 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
4 5 (31.25%) PTC
4 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
4 5 (31.25%) Simulink
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Assembly Language
4 5 (31.25%) IEC 61508
4 5 (31.25%) BC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Avionics
5 4 (25.00%) ARP4754
6 3 (18.75%) DO-254
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
6 3 (18.75%) Electronics
7 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
7 1 (6.25%) Ada
7 1 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Renesas
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
2 4 (25.00%) Avionics
3 3 (18.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) DOORS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Assembly Language
2 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Ada
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) BC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) IEC 61508
2 4 (25.00%) ARP4754
3 3 (18.75%) DO-254
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) PTC
2 1 (6.25%) Renesas