Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Def Stans skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Def Stans over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 310 339
Rank change year-on-year -19 +29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 15 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.22% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.11% 2.07% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 5
South West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £43,000 £35,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,000 £51,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.80% +8.44%

Def Stans 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 the South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,346 1,110 1,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.41% 10.77% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 974 880 1,051
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,175 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Def Stans as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in the South West

Def Stans
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Def Stans in the South West.

Salary trend for Def Stans in the South West

Def Stans
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Def Stans in the South West over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Def Stans in the South West

Def Stans
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Def Stans within the South West region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Bristol -19 5 £48,000 +20.00% 2
Dorset -40 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire -13 2 - -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
Def Stans
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT jobs citing Def Stans 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 South West region with a requirement for Def Stans.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) C
3 10 (66.67%) DO-178B
4 9 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 9 (60.00%) C++
4 9 (60.00%) MISRA
5 8 (53.33%) UML
5 8 (53.33%) Ada
5 8 (53.33%) IBM
5 8 (53.33%) Embedded C
5 8 (53.33%) Electronics
5 8 (53.33%) Aerospace
6 7 (46.67%) Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (40.00%) Military
7 6 (40.00%) Automotive
7 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (33.33%) MISRA C
8 5 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
8 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
8 5 (33.33%) Simulink
8 5 (33.33%) Linux
9 4 (26.67%) QMS
9 4 (26.67%) QA
9 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement

Def Stans
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Junos
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (33.33%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) NetBeans
3 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (53.33%) Aerospace
1 8 (53.33%) Electronics
2 6 (40.00%) Automotive
2 6 (40.00%) Military
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Ada Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Design Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Design Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Software Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
5 4 (26.67%) Memory Management
5 4 (26.67%) Process Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) QMS
5 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
5 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (13.33%) SysML
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C
2 9 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) Ada
3 8 (53.33%) Embedded C
4 5 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 4 (26.67%) Assembly Language
5 4 (26.67%) Embedded C++
6 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) DO-178B
2 9 (60.00%) MISRA
3 5 (33.33%) MISRA C
4 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (26.67%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper