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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 947 978
Rank change year-on-year +104 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 24 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.082% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 6
Median salary £42,500 £42,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.58% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £51,250 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year -0.58% +12.50%  

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 10472 13484 14111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.99% 13.03% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8215 10714 10953
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Top 13 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 28 April 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 +91 20 £41,250 -3.50% 3
South West +24 13 £40,000 -6.43%
Bristol +4 12 £40,000 -5.88%
South East +54 4 £51,500 - 3
Hampshire - 4 £51,500 - 1
West Midlands +23 3 £56,000 +17.89%
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
Malvern - 3 £56,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £56,000 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Salisbury - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 22 (56.41%) C
1 22 (56.41%) SC Cleared
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
3 18 (46.15%) Degree
4 13 (33.33%) DO-178B
4 13 (33.33%) EMC
5 10 (25.64%) Ada
5 10 (25.64%) Military
5 10 (25.64%) DO-254
5 10 (25.64%) Network Design
6 9 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (23.08%) C++
7 8 (20.51%) Avionics
8 7 (17.95%) IEC 61508
8 7 (17.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (17.95%) Assembly Language
8 7 (17.95%) VHDL
8 7 (17.95%) Verilog
8 7 (17.95%) Firewall
8 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
8 7 (17.95%) ISO26262
8 7 (17.95%) Power Management
9 6 (15.38%) IBM
9 6 (15.38%) Java
9 6 (15.38%) Windows
9 6 (15.38%) UML
9 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
9 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
9 6 (15.38%) CEH

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 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) 3G
2 3 (7.69%) 4G
2 3 (7.69%) LTE
2 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (25.64%) Military
2 8 (20.51%) Avionics
3 7 (17.95%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Ada Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Ada Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) RF Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Principal Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) EMC Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Project Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 7 (17.95%) Verilog
1 7 (17.95%) VHDL
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
2 10 (25.64%) Network Design
3 7 (17.95%) Power Management
4 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.38%) SDLC
4 6 (15.38%) UML
5 5 (12.82%) Human Factors
5 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Business Development
6 3 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.69%) Logistics
6 3 (7.69%) Network Management
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C
2 10 (25.64%) Ada
3 9 (23.08%) C++
4 7 (17.95%) Assembly Language
5 6 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) SC Cleared
1 22 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 18 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (15.38%) CEH
4 2 (5.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) DO-178B
2 10 (25.64%) DO-254
3 7 (17.95%) IEC 61508
3 7 (17.95%) ISO26262
4 6 (15.38%) MISRA
4 6 (15.38%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) EMC
2 6 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
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