The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
Rank 893 810 836
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +26
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 24 73 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.066% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.65% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 75
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.31%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12470 11168 11342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.28% 10.06% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9740 8873 9339
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DO-178B over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

DO-178B Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-178B
Top 24 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -98 19 £55,000 +46.66% 9
South West -8 13 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Gloucestershire +10 12 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Cheltenham -5 12 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Wales +2 5 £37,500 +3.44%
South East -54 4 £46,250 +32.14% 1
North Wales - 4 £37,500 -
Flintshire - 4 £37,500 -
Deeside - 3 £37,500 -
Crawley -2 2 - -
West Sussex -12 2 - -
Hampshire -8 1 £57,500 +25.00%
Bedfordshire -12 1 - -
East of England -16 1 - - 1
Surrey -19 1 £35,000 -
Leatherhead -34 1 £35,000 -
Luton - 1 - -
Lymington - 1 £57,500 -
Plymouth - 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Powys - 1 £45,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 £45,000 -

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (65.96%) Aerospace
3 27 (57.45%) UML
4 23 (48.94%) C
5 21 (44.68%) IEC 61508
6 19 (40.43%) C++
7 16 (34.04%) Rational DOORS
8 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
8 14 (29.79%) VxWorks
8 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
9 13 (27.66%) Windows
10 12 (25.53%) Linux
10 12 (25.53%) Military
11 11 (23.40%) Digital Media
11 11 (23.40%) Scrum
11 11 (23.40%) Project Management
11 11 (23.40%) Electronics
11 11 (23.40%) CMMI
11 11 (23.40%) C#
11 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
12 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
12 10 (21.28%) Degree
13 9 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (17.02%) MATLAB
14 8 (17.02%) Validation
15 7 (14.89%) TickIT
15 7 (14.89%) Assembly Language
15 7 (14.89%) OO
15 7 (14.89%) DO-254
15 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared

DO-178B
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (8.51%) Simulink
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) 802.11
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (14.89%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
4 4 (8.51%) Maven
4 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.51%) Ant
4 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.51%) Bugzilla
5 3 (6.38%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (4.26%) JIRA
6 2 (4.26%) PVCS
6 2 (4.26%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.13%) VectorCAST
General
1 31 (65.96%) Aerospace
2 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
3 12 (25.53%) Military
4 11 (23.40%) Electronics
5 6 (12.77%) Marketing
6 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (4.26%) Avionics
7 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Software Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Software Manager
3 11 (23.40%) Software Development Manager
3 11 (23.40%) Development Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Spring
2 4 (8.51%) ICEfaces
3 2 (4.26%) JSF
3 2 (4.26%) JSP
3 2 (4.26%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Digital Media
2 10 (21.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (19.15%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.51%) Firmware
5 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.26%) Physics
6 2 (4.26%) CAN bus
6 2 (4.26%) GIS
6 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) VHDL
7 1 (2.13%) Verilog
7 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) VxWorks
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Software Engineering
2 27 (57.45%) UML
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
3 11 (23.40%) Project Management
3 11 (23.40%) CMMI
4 8 (17.02%) Validation
5 7 (14.89%) OO
5 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Requirements Management
6 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) MODAF
7 4 (8.51%) Change Control
7 4 (8.51%) RUP
8 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.38%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) SysML
9 2 (4.26%) Business Development
9 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C
2 19 (40.43%) C++
3 11 (23.40%) C#
3 11 (23.40%) Embedded C
4 8 (17.02%) MATLAB
5 7 (14.89%) Assembly Language
6 6 (12.77%) Java
7 5 (10.64%) Ada
8 4 (8.51%) Python
8 4 (8.51%) Perl
9 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Degree
3 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.51%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) HNC
6 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (44.68%) IEC 61508
2 7 (14.89%) TickIT
2 7 (14.89%) DO-254
3 3 (6.38%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.26%) ARP4761
5 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) HP
2 2 (4.26%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Renesas
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