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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
UK
Rank 840 943 961
Rank change year-on-year +103 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 20 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.095% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 5
Median salary £42,000 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £46,600 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00%  

Def Stans 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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10193 13618 13349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.14% 13.17% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8039 10773 10320
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Def Stans as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Top 14 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 3 months to 26 March 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
England +111 16 £41,000 +1.23% 1
South West +27 10 £40,000 -6.43%
Bristol +9 7 £40,000 -5.88%
South East +55 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Surrey +36 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Leatherhead +2 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Malvern - 3 £56,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £56,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £56,000 -
Dorset +33 2 - -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Salisbury - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Def Stans
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (53.13%) C
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
4 14 (43.75%) Degree
5 13 (40.63%) EMC
6 11 (34.38%) Network Design
7 10 (31.25%) DO-178B
8 9 (28.13%) Ada
8 9 (28.13%) Military
9 8 (25.00%) Firewall
9 8 (25.00%) C++
10 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
10 7 (21.88%) DO-254
10 7 (21.88%) Windows
10 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
11 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
11 6 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (18.75%) CEH
12 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
13 4 (12.50%) VHDL
13 4 (12.50%) Verilog
13 4 (12.50%) UML
13 4 (12.50%) Assembly Language
13 4 (12.50%) IBM
13 4 (12.50%) Avionics
13 4 (12.50%) IEC 61508
13 4 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
13 4 (12.50%) Human Factors
13 4 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Def Stans
Top Related 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 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) 3G
2 3 (9.38%) 4G
2 3 (9.38%) LTE
2 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (28.13%) Military
2 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 4 (12.50%) Avionics
4 2 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Finance
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 8 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) RF Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Ada Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (12.50%) Verilog
2 4 (12.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
1 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
2 11 (34.38%) Network Design
3 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.50%) Human Factors
4 4 (12.50%) Power Management
4 4 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (9.38%) Business Development
5 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.38%) Network Management
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C
2 9 (28.13%) Ada
3 8 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) Assembly Language
5 3 (9.38%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) Degree
4 6 (18.75%) CEH
5 2 (6.25%) HNC
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) DO-178B
2 7 (21.88%) DO-254
3 4 (12.50%) IEC 61508
3 4 (12.50%) ISO26262
3 4 (12.50%) MISRA
3 4 (12.50%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) EMC
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
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