Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1088 1128 1173
Rank change year-on-year +40 +45 +101
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 34 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 29
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +21.79%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,200 £57,500 £56,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +21.79%

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 20,311 21,233 22,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.38% 12.59% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15,414 15,928 18,231
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +6.52%

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 November 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 November 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 0 19 £50,000 +23.46% 7
London +56 7 £45,000 -23.40% 1
West Midlands +37 4 - - 2
Midlands +34 4 - - 2
East of England +30 2 £68,000 +46.24% 2
South East +14 2 £74,550 +42.00% 1
DO-178B
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (70.59%) C
2 21 (61.76%) Ada
3 20 (58.82%) Aerospace
4 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
5 14 (41.18%) Automotive
5 14 (41.18%) C++
6 13 (38.24%) Rational DOORS
6 13 (38.24%) MISRA
7 12 (35.29%) Systems Engineering
7 12 (35.29%) UML
8 11 (32.35%) SysML
9 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) C#
9 10 (29.41%) MISRA C
10 9 (26.47%) Degree
10 9 (26.47%) Military
10 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
12 7 (20.59%) JSF
12 7 (20.59%) Validation
12 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 7 (20.59%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (17.65%) Electronics
13 6 (17.65%) Embedded C
14 5 (14.71%) IEC 61508
15 4 (11.76%) Python
15 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
15 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree

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:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Simulink
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.94%) GCC
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Polyspace
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 20 (58.82%) Aerospace
2 14 (41.18%) Automotive
3 9 (26.47%) Military
4 6 (17.65%) Electronics
5 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.88%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Development Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Development Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Electronics Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded Java Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate
6 2 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) JSF
2 1 (2.94%) QML
2 1 (2.94%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) LynxOS
2 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 12 (35.29%) Systems Engineering
2 12 (35.29%) UML
3 11 (32.35%) SysML
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (20.59%) Validation
7 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
8 3 (8.82%) Change Control
8 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) Line Management
9 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) QMS
9 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.94%) Decision-Making
10 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) C
2 21 (61.76%) Ada
3 14 (41.18%) C++
4 10 (29.41%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 4 (11.76%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++
7 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.88%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) ANSI C
9 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) MISRA
2 10 (29.41%) MISRA C
3 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 5 (14.71%) IEC 61508
5 2 (5.88%) Def Stans
5 2 (5.88%) DO-254
5 2 (5.88%) ISO 26262
5 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
5 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) QNX