Def Stans Jobs

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Def Stans skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Def Stans over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 783 880 1157
Rank change year-on-year +97 +277 -266
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 121 39 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.042% 0.061%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 109 32 47
10th Percentile - £46,575 £57,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £56,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £63,750 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -20.78% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 -
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -22.31% -3.70% -

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK

Def Stans falls under the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring quality assurance or compliance skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14,021 16,698 29,954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.76% 18.06% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,272 8,331 13,395
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,500 £93,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Def Stans.

Salary trend for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Def Stans over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Def Stans in the UK

Def Stans
Top 11 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 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +116 121 £50,500 -19.20% 15
UK excluding London +32 115 £50,500 -22.31% 12
South East +35 69 £50,500 -14.77% 7
South West -35 25 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Work from Home +32 14 £70,000 +12.00% 5
Midlands - 12 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands - 12 £55,000 - 1
London +97 6 £70,000 - 3
East of England -8 6 £67,500 +8.00% 1
North West - 3 £47,000 -
North of England - 3 £47,000 -

Def Stans
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Azure
1 2 (1.65%) Azure Sentinel
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Purview
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) LabVIEW
1 7 (5.79%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.96%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.83%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.83%) JUnit
4 1 (0.83%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (15.70%) Social Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Military
3 3 (2.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 68 (56.20%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 68 (56.20%) Security Specialist
2 14 (11.57%) Software Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) Lead
4 6 (4.96%) Control Systems Engineer
4 6 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (4.13%) Senior
6 4 (3.31%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Ada Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Ada Software Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Principal Software Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Project Leader
7 3 (2.48%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Software Project Leader
7 3 (2.48%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (2.48%) Test Engineer
8 2 (1.65%) Consultant
8 2 (1.65%) Cybersecurity Practitioner
8 2 (1.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) Qt
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.96%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (4.96%) Robotics
3 4 (3.31%) Acoustics
3 4 (3.31%) PMI
3 4 (3.31%) Product Ownership
4 3 (2.48%) PCIe
5 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.96%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.60%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (19.83%) Software Engineering
3 19 (15.70%) Systems Engineering
3 19 (15.70%) UML
4 18 (14.88%) Validation
4 18 (14.88%) Verification and Validation
5 13 (10.74%) Information Assurance
6 12 (9.92%) Ergonomics
6 12 (9.92%) Human Factors
7 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.26%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (7.44%) Line Management
9 7 (5.79%) Agile
9 7 (5.79%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (5.79%) Machine Learning
9 7 (5.79%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.79%) Project Management
9 7 (5.79%) SysML
10 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) C
2 10 (8.26%) MATLAB
3 6 (4.96%) Ada
3 6 (4.96%) C++
4 4 (3.31%) Java
4 4 (3.31%) Python
5 3 (2.48%) Rust
6 1 (0.83%) Fortran
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (33.88%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (9.92%) Degree
5 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.48%) CISM
7 1 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.83%) CISA
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (57.85%) NIST
2 67 (55.37%) GRC
3 19 (15.70%) IEC 61508
4 10 (8.26%) MISRA
5 4 (3.31%) DO-254
5 4 (3.31%) MISRA C
6 3 (2.48%) DO-178B
6 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (2.48%) QA
7 2 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.83%) HAZOP
8 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.83%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Functional Safety
2 1 (0.83%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (2.48%) IBM
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.83%) Atlassian