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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 876 846 835
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -11
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 23 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 37
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £56,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +25.00%

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
12376 10833 12220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.63% 10.18% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 8499 10049
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 16 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 August 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 -38 23 £51,000 +2.00% 12
South West -13 15 £53,750 -6.52% 7
Bristol -1 7 - -
Cambridge -2 6 £51,000 +2.00%
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £51,000 +2.00%
East of England -8 6 £51,000 +2.00%
Somerset - 5 - - 1
Gloucestershire -8 2 £53,750 -6.52% 1
Cheltenham - 2 £53,750 - 1
North West -14 1 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hampshire -17 1 £51,000 -
South East -32 1 £51,000 +2.00% 1
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £45,000 -
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 - - 5
Southampton - 1 £51,000 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (70.45%) Software Engineering
2 29 (65.91%) UML
3 26 (59.09%) C
4 24 (54.55%) Aerospace
5 21 (47.73%) C++
5 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
6 20 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 15 (34.09%) Linux
9 14 (31.82%) MATLAB
10 13 (29.55%) OO
10 13 (29.55%) Python
11 12 (27.27%) Windows
11 12 (27.27%) Project Management
12 11 (25.00%) VxWorks
12 11 (25.00%) C#
12 11 (25.00%) Avionics
12 11 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (22.73%) IEC 61508
13 10 (22.73%) Degree
13 10 (22.73%) Military
14 9 (20.45%) Subversion
14 9 (20.45%) CAN bus
15 8 (18.18%) Maven
15 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
15 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (18.18%) Requirements Management
15 8 (18.18%) MODAF
15 8 (18.18%) SysML
15 8 (18.18%) Git (software)

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) Simulink
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
1 5 (11.36%) SNMP
1 5 (11.36%) ATM
2 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.27%) 802.11
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
2 1 (2.27%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (20.45%) Subversion
3 8 (18.18%) Maven
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.18%) Ant
3 8 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 8 (18.18%) Bugzilla
4 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.55%) PVCS
5 2 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 24 (54.55%) Aerospace
2 11 (25.00%) Avionics
3 10 (22.73%) Military
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Electronics
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.27%) Finance
6 1 (2.27%) Automotive
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Spring
1 7 (15.91%) ICEfaces
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (20.45%) CAN bus
3 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.64%) Device Driver
5 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.82%) Physics
7 1 (2.27%) Chemistry
7 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 11 (25.00%) VxWorks
4 8 (18.18%) UNIX
5 7 (15.91%) LynxOS
6 1 (2.27%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Software Engineering
2 29 (65.91%) UML
3 13 (29.55%) OO
4 12 (27.27%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) RUP
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) MODAF
5 8 (18.18%) SysML
5 8 (18.18%) Requirements Management
5 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.91%) Change Management
7 6 (13.64%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (11.36%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Change Control
8 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.55%) TDD
10 2 (4.55%) Scrum
10 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) C
2 21 (47.73%) C++
3 14 (31.82%) MATLAB
4 13 (29.55%) Python
5 11 (25.00%) C#
6 8 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (18.18%) Perl
6 8 (18.18%) Ada
7 7 (15.91%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.09%) Embedded C++
8 4 (9.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 21 (47.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.73%) Degree
4 7 (15.91%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) IEC 61508
2 4 (9.09%) TickIT
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Renesas
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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