The table below looks at the statistics for DO-254 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 23 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 913 959 -
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 13 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.001% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.008% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
11604 12295 13602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.78% 11.37% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9209 9652 10740
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

DO-254
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DO-254 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-254 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 13 £47,500 - 1
South East - 11 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 10 £47,500 -
Fareham - 9 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Hastings - 1 £35,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 2016, IT jobs citing DO-254 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-254.

1 17 (77.27%) Aerospace
2 12 (54.55%) Degree
3 10 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (45.45%) Human Factors
3 10 (45.45%) ARP4761
3 10 (45.45%) Validation
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) Avionics
5 6 (27.27%) C
5 6 (27.27%) Firmware
5 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (22.73%) VHDL
6 5 (22.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (22.73%) Xilinx
6 5 (22.73%) Altera
7 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (18.18%) QA
7 4 (18.18%) UML
7 4 (18.18%) Change Management
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.64%) Electronics
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) C++
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
8 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
9 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance

DO-254
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 (9.09%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (18.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (77.27%) Aerospace
2 6 (27.27%) Avionics
3 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 3 (13.64%) Electronics
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 2 (9.09%) Automotive
6 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (9.09%) FPGA Design Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) FPGA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 5 (22.73%) VHDL
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Verilog
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Human Factors
1 10 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
1 10 (45.45%) Validation
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) UML
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.09%) CAD
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (4.55%) CMMI
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C
2 3 (13.64%) C++
2 3 (13.64%) Embedded C
3 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) PhD
4 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) ARP4761
2 4 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (4.55%) ARP4754
3 1 (4.55%) Def Stans
3 1 (4.55%) DO-160
3 1 (4.55%) IEC 61508
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (4.55%) ISO26262
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Altera
1 5 (22.73%) Xilinx
2 2 (9.09%) Cadence
3 1 (4.55%) Actel