The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 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-254 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 237 235 226
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.047% 0.017% 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 0.16% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary - £31,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -19.23%
DO-254
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
520 641 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.22% 10.82% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 411 486 591
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DO-254
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 across the South West region.

DO-254 Salary Trend in the South West

DO-254
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-254 within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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 - 2 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
DO-254
England

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing DO-254 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-254.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) DO-160
2 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (66.67%) ASIC
2 2 (66.67%) VHDL
2 2 (66.67%) Verilog
2 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Avionics
2 2 (66.67%) Cadence
2 2 (66.67%) Xilinx
2 2 (66.67%) Mentor Graphics
2 2 (66.67%) Altera
2 2 (66.67%) Synopsys
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Simulink
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing DO-254 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-254. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) LabVIEW
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) ASIC
1 2 (66.67%) VHDL
1 2 (66.67%) Verilog
1 2 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) DO-160
2 1 (33.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cadence
1 2 (66.67%) Xilinx
1 2 (66.67%) Mentor Graphics
1 2 (66.67%) Altera
1 2 (66.67%) Synopsys
2 1 (33.33%) Cognizant