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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 871 865 843
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 25 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.015% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 29
Average salary £52,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.50% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+37.25% -4.37%

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
11940 10914 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.48% 10.03% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9269 8535 9760
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 £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 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 24 October 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 0 25 £52,500 +26.50% 19
South West -10 12 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Gloucestershire - 11 £55,000 - 8
East of England -10 8 £48,000 -4.00% 4
Cheltenham - 8 £55,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +12 7 £51,000 +2.00% 3
Cambridge +1 7 £51,000 +2.00% 3
South East -17 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Reading +1 3 £45,000 +17.64%
Berkshire -3 3 £45,000 +17.64%
Surrey -4 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leatherhead -14 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Dorset -8 1 - -
Hampshire -12 1 £51,000 +10.86%
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 1 £51,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Bedford - 1 £45,000 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (74.47%) Software Engineering
2 27 (57.45%) Aerospace
3 26 (55.32%) C
4 24 (51.06%) UML
5 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
7 18 (38.30%) C++
8 16 (34.04%) OO
8 16 (34.04%) Python
8 16 (34.04%) Linux
8 16 (34.04%) Avionics
9 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
10 14 (29.79%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (27.66%) MATLAB
12 12 (25.53%) C#
12 12 (25.53%) Military
13 11 (23.40%) Windows
13 11 (23.40%) Java
13 11 (23.40%) VxWorks
13 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
14 10 (21.28%) MODAF
14 10 (21.28%) Degree
14 10 (21.28%) Ada
14 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
14 10 (21.28%) Perl
14 10 (21.28%) Ant
14 10 (21.28%) UNIX
14 10 (21.28%) Maven
15 9 (19.15%) Spring

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) Simulink
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) ATM
1 6 (12.77%) SNMP
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (21.28%) Maven
2 10 (21.28%) Ant
2 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
3 7 (14.89%) Bugzilla
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
3 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.89%) ClearCase
4 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (57.45%) Aerospace
2 16 (34.04%) Avionics
3 12 (25.53%) Military
4 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Software Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.38%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Spring
1 9 (19.15%) ICEfaces
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.89%) Algorithms
3 7 (14.89%) CAN bus
3 7 (14.89%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Physics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) VxWorks
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 10 (21.28%) UNIX
4 9 (19.15%) LynxOS
5 1 (2.13%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Software Engineering
2 24 (51.06%) UML
3 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) OO
5 10 (21.28%) MODAF
5 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
6 8 (17.02%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) Change Management
7 7 (14.89%) RUP
8 6 (12.77%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (12.77%) SysML
8 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
10 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
10 2 (4.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) C
2 18 (38.30%) C++
3 16 (34.04%) Python
4 13 (27.66%) MATLAB
5 12 (25.53%) C#
6 11 (23.40%) Java
7 10 (21.28%) Perl
7 10 (21.28%) Ada
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
4 7 (14.89%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) HNC
5 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: £ Competitive & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE
Salary: £ Competitive & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: Relocation allowance
Posted: 22 days ago