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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
Rank 887 894 883
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.044% 0.017% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £37,250

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
11450 11680 11155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.43% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8903 9134 8889
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 8 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 27 March 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
Scotland +17 2 - -
England +12 2 - -
South East -5 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
North Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 1

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 15 (65.22%) Avionics
3 14 (60.87%) Firmware
3 14 (60.87%) Aerospace
4 13 (56.52%) DO-178B
5 12 (52.17%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
5 12 (52.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 12 (52.17%) Military
6 11 (47.83%) VHDL
7 9 (39.13%) Electronics
7 9 (39.13%) Cadence
7 9 (39.13%) Xilinx
7 9 (39.13%) Altera
8 8 (34.78%) Validation
8 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) Line Management
9 7 (30.43%) Chartered Engineer
9 7 (30.43%) Content Management
9 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) CAD
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) Cognizant
10 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
10 6 (26.09%) Legal
11 5 (21.74%) PLM
11 5 (21.74%) Chip and PIN
12 4 (17.39%) IBM
12 4 (17.39%) Microsoft

DO-254
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) Simulink
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (65.22%) Avionics
2 14 (60.87%) Aerospace
3 12 (52.17%) Military
4 9 (39.13%) Electronics
5 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Legal
7 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Support
3 6 (26.09%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Engineering Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 11 (47.83%) VHDL
3 5 (21.74%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (13.04%) Verilog
5 2 (8.70%) ASIC
5 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) VxWorks
1 4 (17.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 8 (34.78%) Validation
3 7 (30.43%) CAD
3 7 (30.43%) Content Management
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Line Management
4 5 (21.74%) PLM
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Communications Security
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.35%) FMECA
7 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
2 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) DO-178B
2 4 (17.39%) IEC 61508
3 3 (13.04%) DO-160
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cadence
1 9 (39.13%) Xilinx
1 9 (39.13%) Altera
2 7 (30.43%) Cognizant
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (8.70%) Synopsys
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
North Wales
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago