The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 214 206 190
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 14 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.21% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.31% 1.89% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 18
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
605 582 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.88% 11.09% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 479 493 498
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
DO-178B
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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
(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
Bristol +4 7 - -
Somerset - 5 - -
Gloucestershire -14 1 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) UML
2 22 (81.48%) Aerospace
3 16 (59.26%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (44.44%) C
5 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) IEC 61508
6 9 (33.33%) CAN bus
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) BC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) SysML
8 7 (25.93%) Change Management
9 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 6 (22.22%) CMMI
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 6 (22.22%) Military
9 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 6 (22.22%) Digital Media
10 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Avionics
10 5 (18.52%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
10 5 (18.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (14.81%) Embedded C
12 3 (11.11%) VxWorks
12 3 (11.11%) C#
12 3 (11.11%) C++
12 3 (11.11%) .NET
12 3 (11.11%) XML
12 3 (11.11%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (7.41%) PVCS
General
1 22 (81.48%) Aerospace
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Military
3 5 (18.52%) Avionics
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Finance
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Software Development Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Development Manager
4 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) CAN bus
2 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Digital Media
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
4 1 (3.70%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) VxWorks
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 22 (81.48%) UML
3 8 (29.63%) SysML
4 7 (25.93%) Change Management
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) CMMI
6 5 (18.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Requirements Management
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C
2 4 (14.81%) Embedded C
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
4 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) BC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 3 (11.11%) TickIT