Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1113 1119 1241
Rank change year-on-year +6 +122 -7
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 43 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.12% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 21
England median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.36% +37.50% -20.79%
10th Percentile £37,800 £32,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,200 £60,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -3.16% +20.25% -21.78%

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 21,506 20,619 25,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.00% 12.51% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16,837 16,449 20,405
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £26,560
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 30 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Midlands +11 4 - - 1
London -13 4 £72,500 +61.11%
South East +6 3 - - 4
East Midlands - 3 - -
West Midlands -2 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £46,500 - 1
DO-178B
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing DO-178B also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 35 (81.40%) Software Engineering
2 31 (72.09%) C
3 19 (44.19%) C++
4 18 (41.86%) Aerospace
5 17 (39.53%) Degree
6 16 (37.21%) UML
7 13 (30.23%) Ada
7 13 (30.23%) Validation
8 12 (27.91%) Electronics
9 11 (25.58%) MATLAB
10 10 (23.26%) Def Stans
11 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) QA
12 8 (18.60%) SysML
12 8 (18.60%) Rational Rhapsody
12 8 (18.60%) Process Improvement
12 8 (18.60%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (16.28%) SDLC
13 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
13 7 (16.28%) Project Management
13 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
14 6 (13.95%) Linux
15 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
15 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
15 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++
15 5 (11.63%) Legal
15 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
15 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
15 5 (11.63%) Military
15 5 (11.63%) Software Testing

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
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) ICMP
3 2 (4.65%) 3G
3 2 (4.65%) LTE
3 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.30%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 18 (41.86%) Aerospace
2 12 (27.91%) Electronics
3 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 5 (11.63%) Military
3 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Automotive
5 2 (4.65%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Test Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Quality Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Quality Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Software Design Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Telecoms Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) OpenMP
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Acoustics
3 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.33%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) VxWorks
3 2 (4.65%) FreeRTOS
3 2 (4.65%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Software Engineering
2 16 (37.21%) UML
3 13 (30.23%) Validation
4 8 (18.60%) Process Improvement
4 8 (18.60%) SysML
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) SDLC
6 5 (11.63%) Change Control
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) QMS
6 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
6 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.30%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) Parallel Programming
7 4 (9.30%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) C
2 19 (44.19%) C++
3 13 (30.23%) Ada
4 11 (25.58%) MATLAB
5 5 (11.63%) Embedded C++
6 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
6 4 (9.30%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) Def Stans
2 8 (18.60%) QA
3 5 (11.63%) ISO 9001
3 5 (11.63%) MIL-STD-1553
3 5 (11.63%) MISRA
4 4 (9.30%) MIL-STD-498
5 3 (6.98%) IEC 61508
6 2 (4.65%) MISRA C
6 2 (4.65%) TickIT
7 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) IBM
1 4 (9.30%) Intel
2 3 (6.98%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Green Hills
3 2 (4.65%) Wind River
4 1 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.33%) Freescale