The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 928 931 926
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 6 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.049% 0.16% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £47,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 - £30,500

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
12236 11739 11242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.02% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 9154 8628
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

DO-254 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DO-254
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 within the UK.

DO-254 Salary Trend in the UK

DO-254
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DO-254 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 within the UK.

DO-254 Salary Histogram in the UK

DO-254
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-254 within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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 -12 5 £47,000 - 1
South East +12 4 £47,750 -
West Sussex -6 2 £52,500 -
Hastings - 2 £39,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £39,000 -
Edinburgh +4 1 - -
Scotland +1 1 - -
South West -2 1 £47,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £47,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £47,000 -

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing DO-254 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-254.

1 6 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (50.00%) Avionics
4 3 (37.50%) Altera
4 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (37.50%) Xilinx
4 3 (37.50%) VHDL
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) MS Project
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) PhD
5 2 (25.00%) CAD
5 2 (25.00%) Cadence
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) CATIA
5 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Actel
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Military

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing DO-254 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-254. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) CATIA
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (50.00%) Avionics
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (37.50%) VHDL
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CAD
1 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) PhD
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Altera
1 3 (37.50%) Xilinx
2 2 (25.00%) Cadence
3 1 (12.50%) Actel