The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DO-178B skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DO-178B over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-178B/EUROCAE ED-12B
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 897 968
Rank change year-on-year +40 +71  
Permanent jobs citing DO-178B 13 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 4
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +1.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £49,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £49,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year +2.04% +10.73%  

DO-178B 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 10671 12835 14123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.05% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8056 10231 11143
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
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%  

DO-178B
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DO-178B as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for DO-178B in the UK

DO-178B
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-178B.

Salary trend for DO-178B in the UK

DO-178B
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DO-178B over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DO-178B in the UK

DO-178B
Top 15 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 3 months to 23 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 +48 12 £45,000 - 8
South West +16 8 £40,000 - 7
Bristol -19 5 £40,000 -
South East +54 3 £52,500 +7.14%
Hampshire - 3 £52,500 -
London +12 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge -2 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £67,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 - 7
Dorset - 1 - -
Wimborne - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £67,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £57,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £50,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing DO-178B 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 DO-178B.

1 25 (80.65%) Software Engineering
2 24 (77.42%) C
3 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
4 18 (58.06%) Degree
4 18 (58.06%) Aerospace
4 18 (58.06%) Def Stans
5 16 (51.61%) Ada
5 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
6 14 (45.16%) IEC 61508
6 14 (45.16%) DO-254
7 13 (41.94%) Assembly Language
7 13 (41.94%) Avionics
7 13 (41.94%) VHDL
7 13 (41.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (38.71%) Verilog
8 12 (38.71%) ISO 26262
9 9 (29.03%) Power Management
10 7 (22.58%) CEH
10 7 (22.58%) C++
11 3 (9.68%) MISRA
11 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (9.68%) Validation
11 3 (9.68%) Military
11 3 (9.68%) SysML
11 3 (9.68%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
12 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture

DO-178B
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Software-Defined Radio
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (58.06%) Aerospace
2 13 (41.94%) Avionics
3 3 (9.68%) Military
4 2 (6.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Software Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Programmer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Ajax
1 1 (3.23%) JSF
1 1 (3.23%) JSON
1 1 (3.23%) WPF
1 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 13 (41.94%) VHDL
2 12 (38.71%) Verilog
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) VxWorks
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Power Management
3 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.68%) SysML
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.45%) UML
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.23%) OOD
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) C
2 16 (51.61%) Ada
3 13 (41.94%) Assembly Language
4 7 (22.58%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.45%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.23%) Fortran
6 1 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) Degree
3 16 (51.61%) SC Cleared
4 7 (22.58%) CEH
5 3 (9.68%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) PhD
7 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) Def Stans
2 14 (45.16%) DO-254
2 14 (45.16%) IEC 61508
3 12 (38.71%) ISO 26262
4 3 (9.68%) MISRA
5 2 (6.45%) MISRA C
6 1 (3.23%) ARP4754
6 1 (3.23%) IEC 62304
6 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 12207
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Green Hills
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Xilinx
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