Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
England > South West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 320 333
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 -12
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 25 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.19% 1.37% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 18
South West median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +15.38% -29.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
England median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.68% +21.79% -22.77%

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 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 1139 1240 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.17% 11.37% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1009 1233
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

DO-178B
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for DO-178B in the South West

DO-178B
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DO-178B in the South West over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DO-178B in the South West

DO-178B
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 DO-178B within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Dorset - 15 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire +20 4 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Bristol -27 4 £46,250 -2.63%
Devon - 2 £42,250 -
DO-178B
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 West region with a requirement for DO-178B.

1 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (60.00%) C
3 12 (48.00%) Aerospace
4 11 (44.00%) C++
4 11 (44.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (36.00%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (36.00%) Validation
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
8 6 (24.00%) Signal Processing
8 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 6 (24.00%) Parallel Programming
8 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Algorithms
8 6 (24.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 6 (24.00%) OpenMP
8 6 (24.00%) UML
8 6 (24.00%) OO
8 6 (24.00%) Ada
8 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (24.00%) Intel
8 6 (24.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
8 6 (24.00%) MIL-STD-498
8 6 (24.00%) Acoustics
9 5 (20.00%) MIL-STD-1553
9 5 (20.00%) Legal
9 5 (20.00%) Avionics
9 5 (20.00%) Software Testing

DO-178B
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (48.00%) Aerospace
2 5 (20.00%) Avionics
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Java Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Java Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate
7 1 (4.00%) Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) OpenMP
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (24.00%) Acoustics
2 6 (24.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.00%) Verilog
4 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Validation
3 6 (24.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (24.00%) OO
3 6 (24.00%) Parallel Programming
3 6 (24.00%) Signal Processing
3 6 (24.00%) UML
4 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C
2 11 (44.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Ada
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (12.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) HNC
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) MIL-STD-498
2 5 (20.00%) MIL-STD-1553
3 4 (16.00%) IEC 61508
4 1 (4.00%) ARP4754
4 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
4 1 (4.00%) DO-254
4 1 (4.00%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Intel