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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
England / South West
Rank 237 250 231
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.017% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.16% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -25.21%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%

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
520 623 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 10.23% 10.75% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 427 501 435
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 £24,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 23 February 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
Bristol +9 1 £40,000 -6.97%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
DO-178B
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 5 (55.56%) Aerospace
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
2 4 (44.44%) Avionics
2 4 (44.44%) DO-254
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 3 (33.33%) ARP4754
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) IEC 61508
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Def Stans
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Electronics
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) Simulink
5 1 (11.11%) Ada
5 1 (11.11%) CEH
5 1 (11.11%) Military
5 1 (11.11%) VHDL
5 1 (11.11%) Verilog
5 1 (11.11%) PTC
5 1 (11.11%) Renesas
5 1 (11.11%) ISO26262
5 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS

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 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Aerospace
2 4 (44.44%) Avionics
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) DOORS Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (11.11%) Verilog
2 1 (11.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Ada
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) DO-254
2 3 (33.33%) ARP4754
2 3 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 2 (22.22%) Def Stans
4 1 (11.11%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) PTC
1 1 (11.11%) Renesas