The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 391 436 463
Rank change year-on-year +45 +27  
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 3 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.021% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £43,400 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £53,200 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% +8.04%  

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1700 2534 2848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.64% 13.76% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 2708 2837
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,975 £68,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DO-178B as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in the South East

DO-178B
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B in the South East.

Salary trend for DO-178B in the South East

DO-178B
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire - 3 £52,500 -
DO-178B
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (50.00%) VHDL
3 3 (50.00%) Verilog
3 3 (50.00%) Ada
3 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (50.00%) IEC 61508
3 3 (50.00%) ISO 26262
3 3 (50.00%) Def Stans
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Avionics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) SysML
4 2 (33.33%) Green Hills
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

DO-178B
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Software Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (50.00%) Verilog
1 3 (50.00%) VHDL
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) SysML
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
2 3 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Def Stans
1 3 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Green Hills