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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK / England
Rank 828 928 917
Rank change year-on-year +100 -11  
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 15 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.031% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 9
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.46% -21.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £43,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £43,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.55% -21.81%  

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 9671 12781 12694
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.17% 13.18% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7687 10186 9926
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +30 7 £40,000 -6.97% 2
West Midlands - 4 £56,000 -
South East +69 3 £55,000 +27.90%
London - 1 £45,000 -
DO-178B
UK

DO-178B
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
1 15 (62.50%) Avionics
2 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 13 (54.17%) C
4 11 (45.83%) DO-254
5 9 (37.50%) Degree
5 9 (37.50%) Aerospace
6 8 (33.33%) Ada
6 8 (33.33%) SysML
6 8 (33.33%) Def Stans
7 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) Green Hills
8 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (20.83%) CEH
9 5 (20.83%) Assembly Language
9 5 (20.83%) C++
9 5 (20.83%) IEC 61508
10 4 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (16.67%) Power Management
10 4 (16.67%) ISO26262
10 4 (16.67%) VHDL
10 4 (16.67%) Verilog
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) ARP4754
11 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
12 2 (8.33%) Embedded C

DO-178B
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 15 (62.50%) Avionics
2 9 (37.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Software Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) DOORS Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Ada Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (16.67%) Verilog
2 4 (16.67%) VHDL
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) SysML
3 7 (29.17%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Software Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 4 (16.67%) Power Management
6 3 (12.50%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.33%) UML
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C
2 8 (33.33%) Ada
3 5 (20.83%) Assembly Language
3 5 (20.83%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.17%) ANSI C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) DO-254
2 8 (33.33%) Def Stans
3 5 (20.83%) IEC 61508
4 4 (16.67%) ISO26262
5 3 (12.50%) ARP4754
6 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (4.17%) MISRA
6 1 (4.17%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Green Hills
2 1 (4.17%) Renesas