The first table below looks at the demand for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 887 829 848
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +19
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 20 40 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.037% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 39
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £35,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12394 11040 11388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 10.15% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9616 8760 9368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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 -62 20 £40,000 -3.03% 9
South West -8 14 £41,250 -17.50% 5
Bristol +4 7 - -
Somerset - 5 - -
South East -22 3 £40,000 +10.34%
Surrey -20 2 £41,500 +18.57%
Leatherhead -31 2 £41,500 +18.57%
North West -1 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire -1 1 £38,500 -16.30%
City of London -5 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Reading -9 1 £38,500 -16.30%
Gloucestershire -14 1 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Cheltenham -14 1 £52,500 +40.00% 3
London -28 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Plymouth - 1 £30,000 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £30,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 3

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 38 (80.85%) UML
2 35 (74.47%) Software Engineering
3 30 (63.83%) Aerospace
4 27 (57.45%) C
5 24 (51.06%) Rational DOORS
6 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
7 20 (42.55%) C++
8 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
9 14 (29.79%) Windows
10 13 (27.66%) Linux
10 13 (27.66%) VxWorks
11 12 (25.53%) Project Management
11 12 (25.53%) OO
11 12 (25.53%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (25.53%) Requirements Management
12 11 (23.40%) Subversion
12 11 (23.40%) IEC 61508
12 11 (23.40%) C#
13 10 (21.28%) Java
13 10 (21.28%) MATLAB
13 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
13 10 (21.28%) Degree
14 9 (19.15%) CAN bus
14 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
14 9 (19.15%) Military
14 9 (19.15%) Python
14 9 (19.15%) ClearCase
14 9 (19.15%) Ada
15 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
15 8 (17.02%) UNIX

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) Simulink
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) SNMP
2 1 (2.13%) 802.11
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (23.40%) Subversion
3 9 (19.15%) ClearCase
4 8 (17.02%) Eclipse
4 8 (17.02%) Bugzilla
4 8 (17.02%) Ant
4 8 (17.02%) Maven
4 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.38%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (4.26%) PVCS
6 2 (4.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) VectorCAST
General
1 30 (63.83%) Aerospace
2 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Military
3 6 (12.77%) Electronics
3 6 (12.77%) Avionics
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (61.70%) Software Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Software Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Development Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Software Development Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Real Time Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Principal Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Software Design Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Spring
1 7 (14.89%) ICEfaces
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (19.15%) CAN bus
3 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.77%) Digital Media
5 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.38%) Physics
6 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.26%) GIS
8 1 (2.13%) Firmware
8 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) VxWorks
3 8 (17.02%) UNIX
4 7 (14.89%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) UML
2 35 (74.47%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.53%) OO
3 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 12 (25.53%) Requirements Management
4 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
5 8 (17.02%) RUP
5 8 (17.02%) MODAF
5 8 (17.02%) SysML
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.89%) Change Management
7 6 (12.77%) CMMI
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (10.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 4 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (8.51%) Change Control
10 3 (6.38%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C
2 20 (42.55%) C++
3 11 (23.40%) C#
4 10 (21.28%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) MATLAB
5 9 (19.15%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) Ada
6 8 (17.02%) Embedded C
6 8 (17.02%) Perl
7 6 (12.77%) Assembly Language
8 4 (8.51%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
4 8 (17.02%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) IEC 61508
2 4 (8.51%) TickIT
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Renesas
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