The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DO-254 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK / England
Rank 823 928 940
Rank change year-on-year +105 +12  
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 11 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.014% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.11% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 0
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.51% +15.62%  

DO-254 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 9632 12786 12489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 12.22% 13.19% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7651 10195 9756
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-254
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DO-254 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for DO-254 in England

DO-254
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-254 in England.

Salary trend for DO-254 in England

DO-254
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DO-254 in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DO-254 in England

DO-254
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-254 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 - 6 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £56,000 -
South East +47 1 £40,000 -13.51%
DO-254
UK

DO-254
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing DO-254 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-254.

1 11 (68.75%) DO-178B
2 9 (56.25%) C
2 9 (56.25%) Aerospace
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Avionics
4 7 (43.75%) Ada
4 7 (43.75%) Def Stans
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
7 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) VHDL
7 4 (25.00%) Verilog
7 4 (25.00%) CEH
7 4 (25.00%) IEC 61508
7 4 (25.00%) Power Management
7 4 (25.00%) ISO26262
8 3 (18.75%) ARP4754
9 2 (12.50%) EMC
9 2 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
9 2 (12.50%) Actel
9 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics
10 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (6.25%) MISRA
10 1 (6.25%) QMS
10 1 (6.25%) FMECA
10 1 (6.25%) Quality Management

DO-254
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:

General
1 9 (56.25%) Aerospace
2 7 (43.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) DOORS Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (25.00%) Verilog
2 4 (25.00%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
3 4 (25.00%) Power Management
4 2 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) FMECA
5 1 (6.25%) QMS
5 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 7 (43.75%) Ada
3 4 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 4 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) DO-178B
2 7 (43.75%) Def Stans
3 4 (25.00%) IEC 61508
3 4 (25.00%) ISO26262
4 3 (18.75%) ARP4754
5 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (6.25%) MISRA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Actel
1 2 (12.50%) EMC
1 2 (12.50%) Mentor Graphics