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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 892 957 947
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -10
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 18 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 3
Median salary £48,250 £39,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.71% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £39,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.64% -25.71%

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
11906 12755 13160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.19% 11.85% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9448 10105 10153
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 15 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 30 August 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 +41 18 £48,250 +23.71% 6
South West +4 11 £46,250 +18.58% 3
Bristol +15 8 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South East +28 4 £52,000 +15.55% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £35,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £49,000 -
Derbyshire - 2 £24,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £55,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £49,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £24,000 -
Derby - 2 £24,000 -
Hastings - 2 £55,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 £45,000 - 1

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 21 (72.41%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) C++
3 14 (48.28%) C
4 13 (44.83%) Aerospace
5 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (31.03%) SysML
6 9 (31.03%) UML
7 8 (27.59%) Ada
8 7 (24.14%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 7 (24.14%) PhD
8 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) JSF
8 7 (24.14%) Avionics
8 7 (24.14%) MISRA C
8 7 (24.14%) MISRA
9 6 (20.69%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (17.24%) PTC
10 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
10 5 (17.24%) Simulink
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) IEC 61508
10 5 (17.24%) BC Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Requirements Management
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) Assembly Language
11 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (6.90%) Electronics
12 2 (6.90%) Embarcadero

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 5 (17.24%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.90%) GCC
2 2 (6.90%) PVCS
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 13 (44.83%) Aerospace
2 7 (24.14%) Avionics
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Software Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Delphi Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) JSF
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) SysML
2 9 (31.03%) UML
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.24%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.90%) OOD
5 2 (6.90%) OOP
5 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.90%) V-Model
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 14 (48.28%) C
3 8 (27.59%) Ada
4 7 (24.14%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.34%) Assembly Language
7 2 (6.90%) Delphi
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.90%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) PhD
3 5 (17.24%) BC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 7 (24.14%) MISRA
1 7 (24.14%) MISRA C
2 5 (17.24%) IEC 61508
3 2 (6.90%) Def Stans
4 1 (3.45%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) PTC
2 2 (6.90%) Embarcadero
2 2 (6.90%) Green Hills
3 1 (3.45%) Wind River
London
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rolls Royce
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago