Period
to 14 November 2019

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 6 months to 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1050 1131 1188
Rank change year-on-year +81 +57 +30
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 4 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.022% 0.050% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 18
UK median annual salary - £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median annual salary - £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%

DO-254 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 17,789 21,840 22,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 13.35% 12.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13,472 16,479 16,887
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

DO-254
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DO-254 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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
Top 3 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 6 months to 14 November 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +103 4 - - 11
UK excluding London +69 4 - - 12
South East +40 4 - - 4

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, IT jobs citing DO-254 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for DO-254.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Military
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Avionics
1 4 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4754
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (100.00%) Avionics
1 4 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software QA Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4754
1 4 (100.00%) ARP4761
1 4 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 4 (100.00%) QA