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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 937 906 907
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 6 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.027% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.049% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 19
Average salary £41,500 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.87% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £40,000 £44,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-14.87% -7.14%

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
12288 11585 11372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.06% 11.03% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9753 9023 8742
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%

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 14 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 14 February 2016. 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 -15 5 £43,000 -11.79% 8
South East +1 2 £43,000 -21.81% 1
South West -23 2 £41,000 -28.69% 1
East Sussex - 2 £43,000 - 1
Hastings - 2 £43,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East of England -1 1 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bristol -12 1 £43,000 +5.52%
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
Luton - 1 £40,000 - 1
Weymouth - 1 £39,000 -
Dorset - 1 £39,000 -
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (86.36%) C++
3 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
4 17 (77.27%) Java
4 17 (77.27%) MATLAB
5 15 (68.18%) UML
6 13 (59.09%) Rational Rhapsody
7 12 (54.55%) OO
7 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
7 12 (54.55%) Validation
8 11 (50.00%) C
8 11 (50.00%) Linux
9 10 (45.45%) Aerospace
9 10 (45.45%) Intel
9 10 (45.45%) OpenMP
9 10 (45.45%) Parallel Programming
9 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
9 10 (45.45%) Signal Processing
9 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (45.45%) Algorithms
9 10 (45.45%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Avionics
10 6 (27.27%) Simulink
11 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (22.73%) Degree
12 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
12 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.64%) Scrum

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) VectorCAST
General
1 10 (45.45%) Aerospace
2 6 (27.27%) Avionics
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 16 (72.73%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Java Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Java Software Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Java Engineer
3 10 (45.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) OpenMP
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Algorithms
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) VxWorks
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) UML
3 12 (54.55%) OO
3 12 (54.55%) Validation
4 10 (45.45%) Concurrent Programming
4 10 (45.45%) Multithreading
4 10 (45.45%) Parallel Programming
4 10 (45.45%) Signal Processing
5 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Business Development
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C++
2 17 (77.27%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) MATLAB
3 11 (50.00%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Ada
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.55%) Fortran
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) IEC 61508
2 1 (4.55%) Def Stans
2 1 (4.55%) MISRA
2 1 (4.55%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Intel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) QNX
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago