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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 212 209 220
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 16 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.08% 1.82% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 9
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £50,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.96% +34.00%
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
519 606 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.69% 10.94% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 404 472 653
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DO-178B across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

DO-178B Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire -3 11 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Bristol - 4 £40,750 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
DO-178B
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (85.71%) Aerospace
3 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Military
5 12 (42.86%) Avionics
6 9 (32.14%) C
6 9 (32.14%) UML
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Electronics
9 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
9 3 (10.71%) Content Management
9 3 (10.71%) IEC 61508
9 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
10 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (7.14%) MVVM
10 2 (7.14%) JTAG
10 2 (7.14%) Subversion
10 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (7.14%) SysML
10 2 (7.14%) JIRA
10 2 (7.14%) QMS
10 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
10 2 (7.14%) WPF
10 2 (7.14%) Use Case
10 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) LiveLink
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.14%) LabVIEW
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 24 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 15 (53.57%) Military
3 12 (42.86%) Avionics
4 4 (14.29%) Electronics
5 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Software Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Principal Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.57%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) WPF
1 2 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) VHDL
1 2 (7.14%) Verilog
1 2 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
1 1 (3.57%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) UML
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Content Management
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.14%) SysML
6 2 (7.14%) Use Case
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) QMS
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) MVVM
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
3 2 (7.14%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Ada
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) IEC 61508
2 2 (7.14%) JTAG
3 1 (3.57%) TickIT
3 1 (3.57%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Cognizant