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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 871 855 839
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 23 22 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.20% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 34
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +12.35%

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
12075 10819 12372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9302 8474 10205
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 18 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 22 September 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 +9 23 £51,000 +2.00% 9
South West -20 14 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Cambridge +8 6 £51,000 +2.00%
Cambridgeshire +6 6 £51,000 +2.00%
East of England +3 6 £51,000 +2.00%
Bristol - 6 - -
Somerset - 4 - -
Gloucestershire -6 3 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Cheltenham - 3 £55,000 - 3
North West -14 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South East -17 1 £51,000 +2.00% 2
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 3
Southampton - 1 £51,000 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £51,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) UML
3 25 (59.52%) C
4 22 (52.38%) Aerospace
5 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
6 19 (45.24%) C++
7 18 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
8 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
9 15 (35.71%) Linux
10 13 (30.95%) OO
10 13 (30.95%) Python
10 13 (30.95%) MATLAB
11 12 (28.57%) Windows
12 11 (26.19%) C#
12 11 (26.19%) Project Management
12 11 (26.19%) VxWorks
12 11 (26.19%) Degree
12 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (26.19%) Avionics
13 10 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (23.81%) Military
14 9 (21.43%) CAN bus
14 9 (21.43%) IEC 61508
14 9 (21.43%) Subversion
15 8 (19.05%) MODAF
15 8 (19.05%) SysML
15 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
15 8 (19.05%) Maven
15 8 (19.05%) Waterfall

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (2.38%) Simulink
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SNMP
1 5 (11.90%) ATM
2 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) 802.11
4 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (21.43%) Subversion
3 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 8 (19.05%) Maven
3 8 (19.05%) Bugzilla
3 8 (19.05%) Ant
3 8 (19.05%) Eclipse
3 8 (19.05%) ClearCase
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.76%) PVCS
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (52.38%) Aerospace
2 11 (26.19%) Avionics
3 10 (23.81%) Military
4 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) ICEfaces
1 7 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (21.43%) CAN bus
3 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (14.29%) Device Driver
5 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.76%) Physics
7 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) VxWorks
4 8 (19.05%) UNIX
5 7 (16.67%) LynxOS
6 1 (2.38%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 26 (61.90%) UML
3 13 (30.95%) OO
4 11 (26.19%) Project Management
4 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) MODAF
5 8 (19.05%) SysML
5 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 8 (19.05%) RUP
6 7 (16.67%) Change Management
6 7 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 6 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Change Control
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
10 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) C
2 19 (45.24%) C++
3 13 (30.95%) Python
3 13 (30.95%) MATLAB
4 11 (26.19%) C#
5 8 (19.05%) Java
5 8 (19.05%) Perl
5 8 (19.05%) Ada
6 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 11 (26.19%) Degree
4 7 (16.67%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) IEC 61508
2 4 (9.52%) TickIT
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Renesas
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 30000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago