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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 880 908 830
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -78
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 19 24 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.20% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 51
Average salary £42,750 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,150 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,350 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £52,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +40.00%

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
11936 12295 11108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 10.35% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9312 9596 8859
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 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 27 April 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 +31 17 £42,750 -22.27% 6
South West -24 13 - - 3
Bristol - 10 - - 2
Cheltenham -5 3 - -
Gloucestershire -24 3 - - 1
South East +14 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £43,500 - 1
Derby - 1 £43,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £43,500 - 1
North East - 1 £42,000 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £42,000 - 1

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 47 (83.93%) Software Engineering
2 32 (57.14%) Aerospace
3 25 (44.64%) Degree
4 23 (41.07%) Rational DOORS
5 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.14%) Avionics
7 17 (30.36%) C
7 17 (30.36%) C++
8 15 (26.79%) UML
8 15 (26.79%) Electronics
9 14 (25.00%) Military
10 13 (23.21%) DO-254
11 12 (21.43%) IEC 61508
11 12 (21.43%) C#
12 9 (16.07%) .NET
12 9 (16.07%) IBM
12 9 (16.07%) Validation
12 9 (16.07%) Content Management
12 9 (16.07%) SysML
12 9 (16.07%) Use Case
13 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.29%) Ada
13 8 (14.29%) Simulink
13 8 (14.29%) Windows
14 7 (12.50%) Project Management
14 7 (12.50%) Cognizant
14 7 (12.50%) Firmware
14 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 7 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
14 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.57%) LiveLink
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Simulink
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 32 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 18 (32.14%) Avionics
3 15 (26.79%) Electronics
4 14 (25.00%) Military
5 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (10.71%) Legal
7 5 (8.93%) Automotive
8 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Software Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Analogue Design Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Electronics Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.79%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XSD
2 2 (3.57%) XSLT
2 2 (3.57%) MSMQ
2 2 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.57%) WPF
2 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.57%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.93%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.36%) VHDL
3 3 (5.36%) Verilog
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.57%) Physics
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Android
3 4 (7.14%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) Software Engineering
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) UML
4 9 (16.07%) Validation
4 9 (16.07%) Content Management
4 9 (16.07%) SysML
4 9 (16.07%) Use Case
5 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 5 (8.93%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Stress Analysis
9 2 (3.57%) QMS
9 2 (3.57%) Line Management
9 2 (3.57%) MVVM
9 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.57%) ITIL
9 2 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) C
1 17 (30.36%) C++
2 12 (21.43%) C#
3 8 (14.29%) Ada
4 6 (10.71%) MATLAB
5 5 (8.93%) Embedded C
5 5 (8.93%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.36%) Java
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Degree
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) DO-254
2 12 (21.43%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.57%) JTAG
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) IBM
2 7 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.36%) EMC
5 2 (3.57%) QNX
5 2 (3.57%) Talend
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
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