The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 856 871 828
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -43
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 25 21 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.020% 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.19% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 30
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +44.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +44.73%

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
11257 10836 10985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.52% 10.29% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8720 8346 8842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,275 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -

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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 24 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 27 February 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 -3 23 £47,500 -13.63% 7
South West -13 15 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Gloucestershire -8 8 £57,500 +4.54%
Bristol - 6 £40,750 - 2
East of England +2 5 £42,500 - 1
Cheltenham -18 4 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -5 3 £42,500 -
South East -18 3 £55,000 +8.91%
Scotland +10 2 - -
Gosport -10 2 - -
Hampshire -12 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Bedford - 1 £45,000 -
Derby - 1 £43,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 - 1
Slough - 1 £55,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £43,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £43,500 - 1

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 51 (82.26%) Software Engineering
2 35 (56.45%) Aerospace
3 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (43.55%) Degree
4 23 (37.10%) Avionics
5 22 (35.48%) C
5 22 (35.48%) C++
6 20 (32.26%) Military
7 16 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (20.97%) IEC 61508
8 13 (20.97%) DO-254
9 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
9 11 (17.74%) C#
9 11 (17.74%) Windows
9 11 (17.74%) UML
10 9 (14.52%) Ada
10 9 (14.52%) IBM
10 9 (14.52%) Simulink
10 9 (14.52%) Validation
10 9 (14.52%) Content Management
11 8 (12.90%) MATLAB
11 8 (12.90%) Electronics
11 8 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (11.29%) Project Management
12 7 (11.29%) Cognizant
12 7 (11.29%) Firmware
12 7 (11.29%) VxWorks
12 7 (11.29%) Java
12 7 (11.29%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (9.68%) Android

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) LiveLink
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Simulink
2 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
2 1 (1.61%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (1.61%) ATM
2 1 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (6.45%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Maven
3 3 (4.84%) Ant
3 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.23%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (56.45%) Aerospace
2 23 (37.10%) Avionics
3 20 (32.26%) Military
4 8 (12.90%) Electronics
5 6 (9.68%) Legal
6 5 (8.06%) Automotive
7 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
8 2 (3.23%) Finance
8 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Software Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Software Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Systems Support
4 7 (11.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Principal Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Development Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Development Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) Spring
2 3 (4.84%) ICEfaces
3 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (3.23%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.23%) WPF
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) XSD
3 2 (3.23%) XSLT
3 2 (3.23%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) VHDL
4 3 (4.84%) Verilog
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) VxWorks
3 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Android
4 3 (4.84%) LynxOS
4 3 (4.84%) UNIX
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (82.26%) Software Engineering
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) UML
4 9 (14.52%) Content Management
4 9 (14.52%) Validation
5 7 (11.29%) Project Management
6 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.06%) Scrum
6 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Multithreading
7 4 (6.45%) OO
8 3 (4.84%) MODAF
8 3 (4.84%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.23%) Line Management
9 2 (3.23%) Change Control
9 2 (3.23%) Use Case
9 2 (3.23%) MVVM
9 2 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) C
1 22 (35.48%) C++
2 11 (17.74%) C#
3 9 (14.52%) Ada
4 8 (12.90%) MATLAB
5 7 (11.29%) Java
6 5 (8.06%) Embedded C
6 5 (8.06%) Assembly Language
7 4 (6.45%) Python
8 3 (4.84%) Perl
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) IEC 61508
1 13 (20.97%) DO-254
2 2 (3.23%) JTAG
3 1 (1.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) IBM
2 7 (11.29%) Cognizant
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) QNX
5 2 (3.23%) Talend
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle
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