Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1189 1286
Rank change year-on-year +59 +97 -1
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 20 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.093% 0.035% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 2
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -

DO-254 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 21435 22957 26501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.72% 13.00% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16104 18275 21128
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

DO-254
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DO-254 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 East +49 13 £50,000 +11.11%
North of England - 3 £35,000 -
South West +10 2 £40,000 +14.29%
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
North West - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
DO-254
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 18 (90.00%) C
2 16 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (70.00%) FPGA Design
5 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (60.00%) Coaching
6 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
6 12 (60.00%) Video Processing
6 12 (60.00%) Law
7 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
8 4 (20.00%) Electronics
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) VHDL
9 3 (15.00%) Military
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Ada
9 3 (15.00%) EMC
9 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
9 3 (15.00%) Firmware
9 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
9 3 (15.00%) Simulink
9 3 (15.00%) ISO 26262
9 3 (15.00%) Def Stans
10 2 (10.00%) Power Management
10 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
10 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
10 2 (10.00%) Altera
10 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
10 2 (10.00%) DO-178B

DO-254
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 (15.00%) Simulink
2 1 (5.00%) CATIA
2 1 (5.00%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (60.00%) Law
2 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (20.00%) Electronics
4 3 (15.00%) Military
5 2 (10.00%) Avionics
6 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Principal Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (20.00%) VHDL
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (10.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) FPGA Design
2 12 (60.00%) Coaching
2 12 (60.00%) Video Processing
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (10.00%) Power Management
4 2 (10.00%) Signal Processing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) Schematic Capture
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) SysML
5 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) Ada
2 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 26262
2 2 (10.00%) DO-178B
2 2 (10.00%) IEC 61508
3 1 (5.00%) ARP4754
3 1 (5.00%) ARP4761
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) EMC
2 2 (10.00%) Altera
3 1 (5.00%) PTC