RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring DO-178B skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited DO-178B over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 898 903 1245
Rank change year-on-year +5 +342 -283
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 6 16 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.043% 0.096% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 7
10th Percentile £63,250 £55,100 £45,000
25th Percentile £64,375 £57,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +15.00%
75th Percentile £65,625 £70,000 £63,125
90th Percentile £66,750 £76,250 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +15.00%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK

DO-178B 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%

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DO-178B as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in the UK

DO-178B
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DO-178B.

Salary trend for DO-178B in the UK

DO-178B
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DO-178B within the UK over the 6 months to 12 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
UK excluding London -62 6 £65,000 +8.33% 3
England +22 4 £65,000 +4.84% 3
South West -44 4 £65,000 -5.45% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

DO-178B
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
2 2 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Lead
1 3 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Cost Control
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) SysML
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Agile
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 5 (83.33%) Ada
3 2 (33.33%) Ada 83
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Def Stans