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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 892 931
Rank change year-on-year +47 +39  
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 12 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.018% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 4
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,900 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,350 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +6.38% +6.21%  

DO-178B is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 9949 12075 13245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.03% 13.06% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7569 9726 10510
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DO-178B as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
South West +14 8 £40,000 - 7
South East +46 3 £52,500 +7.14%
London +23 1 £45,000 -
DO-178B
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 21 (80.77%) C
2 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 17 (65.38%) Degree
3 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) Def Stans
4 16 (61.54%) Ada
4 16 (61.54%) Aerospace
5 14 (53.85%) DO-254
5 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 13 (50.00%) Avionics
6 13 (50.00%) IEC 61508
7 12 (46.15%) ISO 26262
7 12 (46.15%) Assembly Language
7 12 (46.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 12 (46.15%) VHDL
7 12 (46.15%) Verilog
8 9 (34.62%) Power Management
9 5 (19.23%) CEH
10 4 (15.38%) C++
11 3 (11.54%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.54%) SysML
12 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
12 2 (7.69%) Green Hills
12 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
12 2 (7.69%) UML
12 2 (7.69%) Test Automation

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 (3.85%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (61.54%) Aerospace
2 13 (50.00%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Ada Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Ada Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Software Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Software Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 12 (46.15%) Verilog
1 12 (46.15%) VHDL
2 3 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (34.62%) Power Management
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.54%) SysML
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C
2 16 (61.54%) Ada
3 12 (46.15%) Assembly Language
4 4 (15.38%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) CEH
4 3 (11.54%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) Def Stans
2 14 (53.85%) DO-254
3 13 (50.00%) IEC 61508
4 12 (46.15%) ISO 26262
5 1 (3.85%) ARP4754
5 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (3.85%) MISRA
5 1 (3.85%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Green Hills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago