The table below looks at the statistics for DO-160 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-160 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-160/EUROCAE ED-14
Rank 871 914 881
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -33
Permanent jobs citing DO-160 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.018% 0.040% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -31.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -31.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11291 12470 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.69% 10.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8904 9769 8865
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DO-160
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-160 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-160 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DO-160
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-160 within the UK.

DO-160 Salary Trend in the UK

DO-160
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-160 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
England +42 1 - -
East of England +21 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

DO-160
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DO-160 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-160.

1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (75.00%) VHDL
2 3 (75.00%) DO-254
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) ASIC
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Simulink
3 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (50.00%) Avionics
3 2 (50.00%) Altera
3 2 (50.00%) Synopsys
3 2 (50.00%) Verilog
3 2 (50.00%) Cadence
3 2 (50.00%) Xilinx
3 2 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) FMECA
4 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet

DO-160
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DO-160 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-160. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Simulink
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Avionics
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (75.00%) VHDL
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) ASIC
2 2 (50.00%) Verilog
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) FMECA
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) DO-254
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Altera
1 2 (50.00%) Synopsys
1 2 (50.00%) Cadence
1 2 (50.00%) Xilinx
1 2 (50.00%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC