The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 859 945 937
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -8
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 18 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.10% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 26
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £39,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+41.02% -17.89%

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
10478 12388 12894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.54% 11.66% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8291 9812 10179
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

DO-178B
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Trend in the UK

DO-178B
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DO-178B over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +78 18 £45,000 +15.38%
South West +10 6 £35,000 -10.25%
South East +60 5 £55,000 -
East Sussex +29 5 £55,000 -
Hastings +5 4 £55,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 £45,000 -
London - 4 £45,000 -
Cheltenham - 3 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £60,000 -
Bristol - 3 £46,250 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,000 -
North West - 3 £60,000 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 15 (42.86%) C
2 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 14 (40.00%) Avionics
4 12 (34.29%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (31.43%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (31.43%) SysML
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
6 9 (25.71%) C++
6 9 (25.71%) Requirements Management
7 8 (22.86%) Aerospace
8 7 (20.00%) IEC 61508
8 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (17.14%) BC Cleared
9 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
9 6 (17.14%) Green Hills
9 6 (17.14%) UML
9 6 (17.14%) PTC
9 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
9 6 (17.14%) Simulink
10 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
10 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (14.29%) Ada
10 5 (14.29%) Subversion
11 4 (11.43%) Degree
11 4 (11.43%) JSF
11 4 (11.43%) C#

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills 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 6 (17.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) GCC
4 2 (5.71%) PVCS
General
1 14 (40.00%) Avionics
2 8 (22.86%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.57%) Electronics
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Software Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Principal Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Software Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) DOORS Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Real Time Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Delphi Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) JSF
2 3 (8.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
2 11 (31.43%) SysML
3 9 (25.71%) Requirements Management
4 7 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (17.14%) TOGAF
5 6 (17.14%) UML
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.71%) OOD
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) V-Model
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C
2 9 (25.71%) C++
3 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
4 5 (14.29%) Ada
4 5 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 4 (11.43%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) ANSI C
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.71%) Delphi
7 2 (5.71%) Pascal
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) BC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) PhD
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 4 (11.43%) ARP4754
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (11.43%) MISRA
2 4 (11.43%) MISRA C
3 3 (8.57%) DO-254
4 2 (5.71%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Green Hills
1 6 (17.14%) PTC
2 2 (5.71%) Embarcadero
3 1 (2.86%) Renesas