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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
England / South West
Rank 230 241 228
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 1 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.020% 0.089% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.85% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 16
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -32.17%
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £39,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%

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
487 591 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.85% 10.55% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 413 481 408
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 1 £35,000 - 1
DO-178B
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 (61.54%) C
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Assembly Language
4 5 (38.46%) IEC 61508
4 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
5 4 (30.77%) Avionics
5 4 (30.77%) ARP4754
6 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (23.08%) DO-254
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Middleware
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) Electronics
7 2 (15.38%) PTC
7 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 2 (15.38%) Simulink
7 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (7.69%) Renesas
8 1 (7.69%) Ada
8 1 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++

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 2 (15.38%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Aerospace
2 4 (30.77%) Avionics
3 3 (23.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) DOORS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Assembly Language
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) Ada
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) BC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) IEC 61508
2 4 (30.77%) ARP4754
3 3 (23.08%) DO-254
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) PTC
2 1 (7.69%) Renesas