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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 222 206 193
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 16 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.098% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.80% 0.85% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 17
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +27.65%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +12.35%
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
571 585 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.18% 11.50% 12.21%
Number of salaries quoted 464 476 573
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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
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 19 September 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 - 7 - -
Somerset - 5 - -
Gloucestershire -5 3 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Dorset - 1 - -
DO-178B
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 18 (81.82%) Aerospace
3 17 (77.27%) UML
4 15 (68.18%) Rational DOORS
5 13 (59.09%) C
6 9 (40.91%) CAN bus
6 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) SysML
8 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) BC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Change Management
9 6 (27.27%) Avionics
10 5 (22.73%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Requirements Management
10 5 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Military
11 4 (18.18%) VxWorks
11 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 3 (13.64%) Degree
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.64%) IEC 61508
12 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
12 3 (13.64%) C#
12 3 (13.64%) C++
12 3 (13.64%) .NET
12 3 (13.64%) XML
12 3 (13.64%) Windows
12 3 (13.64%) TickIT
13 2 (9.09%) Electronics
13 2 (9.09%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.09%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (9.09%) PVCS
General
1 18 (81.82%) Aerospace
2 6 (27.27%) Avionics
3 5 (22.73%) Military
4 2 (9.09%) Electronics
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) CAN bus
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) VxWorks
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) UML
3 8 (36.36%) SysML
4 7 (31.82%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Requirements Management
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) BC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) TickIT
1 3 (13.64%) IEC 61508
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