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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK
Rank 852 946 930
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -16
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 10 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.048% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 15
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £43,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%

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
9330 12519 11750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.11% 12.22% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7418 9933 9124
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%

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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 13 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +76 7 £55,500 +29.06%
West Midlands - 3 £56,000 -
Malvern - 3 £56,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £56,000 -
South East +76 2 £55,000 +27.90%
South West +21 2 £40,000 -6.97%
Hastings +4 2 £55,000 +27.90%
East Sussex +4 2 £55,000 +27.90%
Bristol +5 1 £40,000 -6.97%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £47,500 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) C
3 14 (48.28%) Avionics
4 11 (37.93%) SysML
5 10 (34.48%) C++
6 9 (31.03%) Aerospace
7 8 (27.59%) Ada
7 8 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (24.14%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Software Architecture
8 7 (24.14%) DO-254
8 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) Def Stans
9 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (20.69%) Green Hills
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
9 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
9 6 (20.69%) CEH
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) MISRA
10 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (13.79%) MISRA C
11 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
11 4 (13.79%) JSF
11 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 4 (13.79%) C#
11 4 (13.79%) UML
11 4 (13.79%) PhD

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 1 (3.45%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
General
1 14 (48.28%) Avionics
2 9 (31.03%) Aerospace
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Military
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Principal Consultant
2 6 (20.69%) Software Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) DOORS Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Real Time Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JSF
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.45%) Verilog
2 1 (3.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Android
2 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) SysML
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Software Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
5 4 (13.79%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.45%) Power Management
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C
2 10 (34.48%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) Ada
4 4 (13.79%) C#
5 3 (10.34%) ANSI C
5 3 (10.34%) Assembly Language
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) CEH
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) PhD
6 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) Def Stans
1 7 (24.14%) DO-254
2 5 (17.24%) MISRA
3 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 4 (13.79%) MISRA C
4 3 (10.34%) ARP4754
4 3 (10.34%) IEC 61508
5 1 (3.45%) ISO26262
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Green Hills
2 1 (3.45%) PTC
2 1 (3.45%) Renesas