Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1213 1256
Rank change year-on-year +51 +43 +46
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 18 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% 0.080% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 27
UK median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% -11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £29,075 £32,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £49,200 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,250 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% -3.33% +2.86%

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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22803 23882 27600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.82% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17241 18914 21886
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Def Stans as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Def Stans over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Def Stans within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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
England +9 16 £44,250 +10.63% 3
UK excluding London +32 15 £44,250 +1.72% 3
South East +32 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South West -1 4 £44,250 -6.84%
East of England +6 2 £46,500 +6.90%
London -6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Def Stans also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Def Stans.

1 14 (77.78%) C
2 13 (72.22%) Degree
3 11 (61.11%) Aerospace
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Ada
6 6 (33.33%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) Automotive
7 5 (27.78%) DO-178B
7 5 (27.78%) IEC 61508
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
8 4 (22.22%) UML
8 4 (22.22%) Electronics
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) SysML
9 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Ergonomics
9 3 (16.67%) Human Factors
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
9 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (16.67%) Simulink
9 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (16.67%) Usability Testing

Def Stans
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (16.67%) Simulink
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.56%) CATIA
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 4G
1 1 (5.56%) ICMP
1 1 (5.56%) IPsec
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
1 1 (5.56%) SNMP
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (61.11%) Aerospace
2 5 (27.78%) Automotive
3 4 (22.22%) Electronics
4 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.56%) Avionics
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Human Factors Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Software Verification Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (11.11%) Verilog
2 2 (11.11%) VHDL
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Ergonomics
4 3 (16.67%) Human Factors
4 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) SysML
4 3 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C
2 8 (44.44%) Ada
3 6 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) DO-178B
1 5 (27.78%) IEC 61508
2 3 (16.67%) MISRA
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 26262
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.56%) ARP4754
4 1 (5.56%) ARP4761
4 1 (5.56%) DO-254
4 1 (5.56%) MISRA C
4 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) PTC