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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 876 893 860
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 16 21 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 25
Average salary £43,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.25% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £36,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £46,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £39,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -4.84%

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
11817 12470 11106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.77% 10.64% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9349 9674 8832
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 19 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 July 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 +13 15 £43,500 +11.53% 8
South West -18 9 £39,000 -5.45% 2
Bristol -16 5 £42,500 - 1
South East +18 4 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Dorset - 4 £39,000 - 1
Weymouth - 3 £39,000 - 1
Fareham - 2 £45,000 -
Crawley - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 £58,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £58,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £43,500 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £58,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £43,500 - 2
Derby - 1 £43,500 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (62.86%) Aerospace
3 20 (57.14%) UML
4 17 (48.57%) Rational DOORS
5 16 (45.71%) C
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) Electronics
7 12 (34.29%) SysML
7 12 (34.29%) Use Case
8 11 (31.43%) Degree
8 11 (31.43%) C#
8 11 (31.43%) C++
9 10 (28.57%) .NET
10 9 (25.71%) Avionics
11 8 (22.86%) Validation
12 7 (20.00%) Ada
12 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 7 (20.00%) Subversion
13 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
14 5 (14.29%) MATLAB
14 5 (14.29%) OO
14 5 (14.29%) JIRA
14 5 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
14 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (11.43%) Rational Rhapsody
15 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
15 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
15 4 (11.43%) Java
16 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
16 3 (8.57%) Windows

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 4 (11.43%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (62.86%) Aerospace
2 13 (37.14%) Electronics
3 9 (25.71%) Avionics
4 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
5 3 (8.57%) Military
6 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Hardware Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Electronics Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Analogue Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Software Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Software Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) OpenMP
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) XSD
3 2 (5.71%) XSLT
3 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
3 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) WPF
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) VHDL
5 1 (2.86%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 20 (57.14%) UML
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) SysML
4 12 (34.29%) Use Case
5 8 (22.86%) Validation
6 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) Parallel Programming
8 3 (8.57%) Signal Processing
8 3 (8.57%) Stress Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Yourdon
9 2 (5.71%) SSADM
9 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C
2 11 (31.43%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) Ada
4 5 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 4 (11.43%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.86%) Fortran
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.71%) DO-254
2 1 (2.86%) TickIT
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) IBM
1 3 (8.57%) EMC
1 3 (8.57%) Intel
2 2 (5.71%) Talend
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
Posted: 4 days ago
Northumberland
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago