The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DO-254 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DO-254 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 930 -
Rank change year-on-year +78 -  
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 22 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.005% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.039% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 0
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year -7.89% -  

DO-254 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 10723 12840 13959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.06% 13.05% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8090 10255 11002
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
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-254
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DO-254 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for DO-254 in the UK

DO-254
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DO-254.

Salary trend for DO-254 in the UK

DO-254
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DO-254 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DO-254 in the UK

DO-254
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-254 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +56 12 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Scotland - 10 £55,000 -
South West 0 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Bristol - 8 £40,000 - 1
Glenrothes - 5 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Fife - 5 £55,000 -
South East +45 3 - - 1
Kent - 2 - -
Rochester - 2 - -
Rotherham - 1 £35,000 -
Crawley - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing DO-254 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-254.

1 24 (66.67%) Degree
2 23 (63.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 19 (52.78%) Aerospace
4 18 (50.00%) C
4 18 (50.00%) Avionics
5 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 14 (38.89%) DO-178B
6 14 (38.89%) VHDL
7 13 (36.11%) Manufacturing
7 13 (36.11%) Ada
7 13 (36.11%) Def Stans
8 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) IEC 61508
9 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) ISO 26262
10 9 (25.00%) Power Management
10 9 (25.00%) Verilog
10 9 (25.00%) Assembly Language
11 8 (22.22%) Validation
11 8 (22.22%) MATLAB
12 7 (19.44%) Electronics
13 6 (16.67%) C++
13 6 (16.67%) Actel
13 6 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
13 6 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
14 5 (13.89%) FPGA Design
14 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.89%) Altera
14 5 (13.89%) Lean Manufacturing

DO-254
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 1 (2.78%) CATIA
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.78%) Simulink
1 1 (2.78%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (52.78%) Aerospace
2 18 (50.00%) Avionics
3 13 (36.11%) Manufacturing
4 7 (19.44%) Electronics
5 4 (11.11%) Finance
5 4 (11.11%) Marketing
5 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Head of Programmes
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Principal Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (38.89%) VHDL
3 9 (25.00%) Verilog
4 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (25.00%) Power Management
3 8 (22.22%) Validation
4 6 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (13.89%) FPGA Design
5 5 (13.89%) Lean Manufacturing
5 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.78%) Business Development
8 1 (2.78%) Coaching
8 1 (2.78%) Earned Value Management
8 1 (2.78%) Line Management
8 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.78%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) QMS
8 1 (2.78%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) C
2 13 (36.11%) Ada
3 9 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 8 (22.22%) MATLAB
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) Degree
2 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) CEH
5 2 (5.56%) HND
6 1 (2.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) DO-178B
2 13 (36.11%) Def Stans
3 10 (27.78%) IEC 61508
3 10 (27.78%) ISO 26262
4 2 (5.56%) ARP4754
4 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.56%) MISRA
5 1 (2.78%) ARP4761
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Actel
1 6 (16.67%) Mentor Graphics
2 5 (13.89%) Altera
3 4 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) EMC
4 1 (2.78%) PTC
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Assystem Group Uk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum Very competitive DoE plus car +++
Posted: 11 days ago