The table below looks at the statistics for DO-178B skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK
Rank 844 931 913
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -18
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 5 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.053% 0.066% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 25
Median salary £55,000 £39,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.02% -22.00%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £39,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+41.02% -22.00%

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
9467 12157 11796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 12.16% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7557 9637 9260
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

DO-178B
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 5 £55,000 +41.02% 2
South East +70 4 £55,000 +27.90%
East Sussex +12 4 £55,000 +27.90%
Hastings +3 3 £55,000 +27.90%
South West +9 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £35,000 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing DO-178B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 15 (53.57%) C
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
1 15 (53.57%) Avionics
2 13 (46.43%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (42.86%) SysML
4 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 8 (28.57%) Aerospace
6 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
6 8 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (25.00%) Green Hills
7 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (25.00%) C++
7 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
8 5 (17.86%) IEC 61508
8 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (17.86%) Assembly Language
8 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) Ada
9 4 (14.29%) UML
9 4 (14.29%) PhD
9 4 (14.29%) C#
9 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 4 (14.29%) JSF
9 4 (14.29%) ARP4754
9 4 (14.29%) Degree
9 4 (14.29%) MISRA C
9 4 (14.29%) MISRA

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
General
1 15 (53.57%) Avionics
2 8 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Software Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) DOORS Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Real Time Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) JSF
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Software Engineering
2 12 (42.86%) SysML
3 8 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.86%) Requirements Management
6 4 (14.29%) UML
7 1 (3.57%) Device Driver Development
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C
2 7 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (17.86%) Ada
3 5 (17.86%) Assembly Language
4 4 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) ANSI C
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C
6 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) PhD
3 2 (7.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) IEC 61508
2 4 (14.29%) ARP4754
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (14.29%) MISRA
2 4 (14.29%) MISRA C
3 3 (10.71%) DO-254
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Green Hills
2 2 (7.14%) PTC
3 1 (3.57%) Renesas
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