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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 862 881 810
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -71
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 21 26 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.022% 0.071%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.21% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 53
Average salary £43,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.98% +10.00%

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
11437 12319 10859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 10.49% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9001 9689 8777
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 +35 21 £43,500 +10.12% 10
South West -5 15 - - 2
Bristol - 12 - - 2
South East 0 4 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Cheltenham +1 3 - -
Gloucestershire -14 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Northumberland - 1 £42,000 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £43,500 - 1
North East - 1 £42,000 - 2
Crawley - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £43,500 -
Fareham - 1 £45,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £43,500 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 27 (60.00%) Aerospace
3 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) Rational DOORS
5 18 (40.00%) C
5 18 (40.00%) UML
6 17 (37.78%) Electronics
7 16 (35.56%) Degree
8 14 (31.11%) C#
9 13 (28.89%) C++
9 13 (28.89%) SysML
9 13 (28.89%) Use Case
9 13 (28.89%) Avionics
10 11 (24.44%) .NET
11 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Subversion
12 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
12 8 (17.78%) Ada
13 7 (15.56%) Military
14 6 (13.33%) JIRA
14 6 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
14 6 (13.33%) IEC 61508
14 6 (13.33%) Validation
15 5 (11.11%) IBM
15 5 (11.11%) Assembly Language
15 5 (11.11%) DO-254
15 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (11.11%) Content Management
15 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
16 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Simulink
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (17.78%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 27 (60.00%) Aerospace
2 17 (37.78%) Electronics
3 13 (28.89%) Avionics
4 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
5 7 (15.56%) Military
6 4 (8.89%) Automotive
7 2 (4.44%) Legal
8 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (57.78%) Software Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Software Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 3 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Analogue Design Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Electronics Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Principle Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) WPF
2 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.44%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.44%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) XSD
2 2 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (6.67%) VHDL
3 3 (6.67%) Verilog
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Physics
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.44%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) UML
4 13 (28.89%) SysML
4 13 (28.89%) Use Case
5 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (13.33%) Validation
7 5 (11.11%) Content Management
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) Stress Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) QMS
10 2 (4.44%) MVVM
10 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (4.44%) Line Management
10 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.44%) ETL
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL
10 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C
2 14 (31.11%) C#
3 13 (28.89%) C++
4 8 (17.78%) Ada
5 5 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) IEC 61508
2 5 (11.11%) DO-254
3 2 (4.44%) JTAG
4 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Cognizant
2 3 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (4.44%) Talend
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) QNX
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Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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Northumberland
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
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CGI
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
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