Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DO-178B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DO-178B over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1120 1170 1263
Rank change year-on-year +50 +93 -8
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 43 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 26
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +21.79% -22.77%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +21.79% -22.77%

DO-178B is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21531 23212 26574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.76% 13.00% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16209 18506 21211
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% +3.33%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DO-178B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in England

DO-178B
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B in England.

Salary trend for DO-178B in England

DO-178B
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DO-178B in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DO-178B in England

DO-178B
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +29 26 £40,500 -10.00% 1
South East +54 7 £52,500 -4.55% 1
London +4 5 £58,750 +30.56%
Midlands +34 4 - -
East Midlands +32 3 - -
West Midlands +17 1 - -
East of England - 1 £46,500 -
DO-178B
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing DO-178B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 34 (79.07%) Software Engineering
2 30 (69.77%) C
3 23 (53.49%) Degree
4 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
5 18 (41.86%) Aerospace
6 17 (39.53%) C++
7 16 (37.21%) Ada
8 15 (34.88%) UML
9 10 (23.26%) MATLAB
9 10 (23.26%) IEC 61508
10 9 (20.93%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
10 9 (20.93%) Validation
11 8 (18.60%) Electronics
11 8 (18.60%) Linux
11 8 (18.60%) Assembly Language
12 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
12 7 (16.28%) Rational Rhapsody
12 7 (16.28%) Def Stans
13 6 (13.95%) ISO 26262
13 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
13 6 (13.95%) Concurrent Programming
13 6 (13.95%) SDLC
13 6 (13.95%) MIL-STD-498
13 6 (13.95%) Acoustics
13 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
13 6 (13.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (13.95%) Signal Processing

DO-178B
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) ICMP
2 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.65%) 3G
3 2 (4.65%) LTE
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 18 (41.86%) Aerospace
2 8 (18.60%) Electronics
3 6 (13.95%) Avionics
4 5 (11.63%) Legal
5 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Test Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Test Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Architect
9 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) OpenMP
2 2 (4.65%) JSF
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) Acoustics
3 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (13.95%) Verilog
3 6 (13.95%) VHDL
4 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Software Engineering
2 15 (34.88%) UML
3 9 (20.93%) Validation
4 6 (13.95%) Concurrent Programming
4 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.95%) OO
4 6 (13.95%) Parallel Programming
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) SDLC
4 6 (13.95%) Signal Processing
4 6 (13.95%) SysML
5 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.98%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C
2 17 (39.53%) C++
3 16 (37.21%) Ada
4 10 (23.26%) MATLAB
5 8 (18.60%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.95%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Degree
2 19 (44.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) IEC 61508
2 7 (16.28%) Def Stans
3 6 (13.95%) ISO 26262
3 6 (13.95%) MIL-STD-498
4 5 (11.63%) MIL-STD-1553
5 3 (6.98%) MISRA
5 3 (6.98%) MISRA C
5 3 (6.98%) QA
6 2 (4.65%) DO-254
6 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (2.33%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Intel
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Wind River