Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1099 1147 1210
Rank change year-on-year +48 +63 +43
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 36 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 17
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
90th Percentile £67,700 £54,750 £53,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +7.14%

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 21,633 20,483 24,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.61% 12.30% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16,440 15,431 19,733
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% - +7.78%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +16 25 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands +36 7 - - 1
Midlands +16 7 - - 2
East of England - 2 £68,000 - 1
South East -8 1 £74,550 +42.00% 4
North West - 1 £42,500 -
North of England - 1 £42,500 - 1
DO-178B
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 21 (58.33%) Aerospace
2 21 (58.33%) C
3 14 (38.89%) Ada
3 14 (38.89%) Automotive
4 13 (36.11%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 12 (33.33%) MISRA
5 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (30.56%) Electronics
6 11 (30.56%) Military
7 10 (27.78%) Validation
7 10 (27.78%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 8 (22.22%) C++
8 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
9 7 (19.44%) C#
9 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
9 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
10 6 (16.67%) ISO 9001
10 6 (16.67%) UML
11 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
11 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++
11 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
11 5 (13.89%) SysML
11 5 (13.89%) QA

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 4 (11.11%) Simulink
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (8.33%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (2.78%) GCC
5 1 (2.78%) Polyspace
General
1 21 (58.33%) Aerospace
2 14 (38.89%) Automotive
3 11 (30.56%) Electronics
3 11 (30.56%) Military
4 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Development Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Development Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Electronics Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Quality Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded Java Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate
8 2 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Software Architect
8 2 (5.56%) UML Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) LynxOS
2 1 (2.78%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineering
2 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (27.78%) Validation
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) UML
6 5 (13.89%) Change Control
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.89%) Process Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) QMS
6 5 (13.89%) Quality Management
6 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (13.89%) SysML
7 2 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (5.56%) Line Management
7 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.78%) Decision-Making
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) Physics
8 1 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C
2 14 (38.89%) Ada
3 12 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 8 (22.22%) C++
5 7 (19.44%) C#
6 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++
7 4 (11.11%) MATLAB
7 4 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) MISRA
2 7 (19.44%) MISRA C
3 6 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (13.89%) Def Stans
4 5 (13.89%) QA
5 4 (11.11%) IEC 61508
6 1 (2.78%) DO-254
6 1 (2.78%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) QNX