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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 921 968
Rank change year-on-year +72 +47  
Permanent jobs citing Def Stans 23 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.024% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 3
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +23.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,700 £39,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year -11.91% +25.32%  

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 10540 12701 14115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.08% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7952 10143 11130
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +71 22 £42,500 -10.52% 2
South West - 13 £42,500 -
Bristol - 9 £40,000 -
South East +62 8 £52,500 +7.14% 2
Hampshire - 7 £52,500 -
Dorset - 4 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Crawley - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Cardiff - 1 £30,000 -
South Wales - 1 £30,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 30 (69.77%) C
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 28 (65.12%) SC Cleared
2 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
3 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
4 18 (41.86%) DO-178B
5 17 (39.53%) Ada
6 15 (34.88%) Aerospace
7 14 (32.56%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (30.23%) DO-254
9 12 (27.91%) IEC 61508
9 12 (27.91%) ISO 26262
9 12 (27.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 12 (27.91%) VHDL
9 12 (27.91%) Verilog
9 12 (27.91%) C++
9 12 (27.91%) Assembly Language
10 10 (23.26%) Avionics
11 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.93%) Rational Rhapsody
11 9 (20.93%) Power Management
11 9 (20.93%) UML
12 8 (18.60%) Java
12 8 (18.60%) IBM
12 8 (18.60%) Military
12 8 (18.60%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (18.60%) SDLC
12 8 (18.60%) MISRA
13 7 (16.28%) MISRA C
13 7 (16.28%) Customer Requirements

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 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Simulink
3 1 (2.33%) CATIA
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) 4G
1 6 (13.95%) LTE
1 6 (13.95%) VoIP
2 4 (9.30%) ICMP
2 4 (9.30%) IPsec
2 4 (9.30%) SNMP
2 4 (9.30%) SSH
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 2 (4.65%) 3G
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
4 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (20.93%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 15 (34.88%) Aerospace
2 10 (23.26%) Avionics
3 8 (18.60%) Military
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) IP Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Ada Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Principal Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.65%) RF Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Project Leader
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 12 (27.91%) Verilog
1 12 (27.91%) VHDL
2 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.93%) Power Management
2 9 (20.93%) UML
3 8 (18.60%) SDLC
4 7 (16.28%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.95%) Network Management
5 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Network Design
7 3 (6.98%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) Human Factors
7 3 (6.98%) Logistics
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.65%) SysML
9 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.33%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C
2 17 (39.53%) Ada
3 12 (27.91%) Assembly Language
3 12 (27.91%) C++
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) Degree
2 28 (65.12%) SC Cleared
2 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (13.95%) CEH
5 4 (9.30%) CCNA
5 4 (9.30%) CCNP
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.30%) HND
6 3 (6.98%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) DO-178B
2 13 (30.23%) DO-254
3 12 (27.91%) IEC 61508
3 12 (27.91%) ISO 26262
4 8 (18.60%) MISRA
5 7 (16.28%) MISRA C
6 1 (2.33%) ARP4754
6 1 (2.33%) ARP4761
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) IBM
2 6 (13.95%) EMC
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) PTC
Crawley, West Sussex
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Very competitive DoE plus car +++
Posted: 8 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago