Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

RTCA DO-254/EUROCAE ED-80
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1247 1305
Rank change year-on-year +94 +58 -
Permanent jobs citing DO-254 41 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.010% 0.001%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.075% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 1
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,350 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -

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 21753 26527 28346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.18% 13.16% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 16385 21033 22156
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,925 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DO-254 over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DO-254 in the UK

DO-254
Top 10 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 28 July 2017. 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
UK excluding London +92 41 £50,000 +5.26% 3
England +85 27 £43,750 -7.89% 3
Scotland +26 14 £55,000 -
South West +23 14 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South East +58 6 £50,000 +7.01% 1
Midlands +45 4 £56,000 +17.89%
West Midlands +15 4 £56,000 +17.89%
North of England - 3 £35,000 -
North West - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 27 (65.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 25 (60.98%) Degree
3 21 (51.22%) C
3 21 (51.22%) Aerospace
4 19 (46.34%) Avionics
5 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
6 15 (36.59%) Manufacturing
7 14 (34.15%) VHDL
7 14 (34.15%) DO-178B
8 13 (31.71%) Def Stans
8 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
8 13 (31.71%) Ada
9 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
10 10 (24.39%) IEC 61508
10 10 (24.39%) ISO 26262
10 10 (24.39%) Assembly Language
11 9 (21.95%) Validation
11 9 (21.95%) Verilog
11 9 (21.95%) Power Management
11 9 (21.95%) FPGA Design
12 8 (19.51%) Electronics
12 8 (19.51%) MATLAB
13 6 (14.63%) Firmware
13 6 (14.63%) C++
13 6 (14.63%) Customer Requirements
13 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (12.20%) Coaching
14 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (12.20%) Altera
14 5 (12.20%) Actel

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 (2.44%) CATIA
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.44%) Simulink
1 1 (2.44%) Solid Edge
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.44%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (51.22%) Aerospace
2 19 (46.34%) Avionics
3 15 (36.59%) Manufacturing
4 8 (19.51%) Electronics
5 4 (9.76%) Finance
5 4 (9.76%) Law
5 4 (9.76%) Marketing
5 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (7.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Principal Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Ada Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Head of Programmes
6 1 (2.44%) Lead Electronics Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Principal Hardware Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 14 (34.15%) VHDL
3 9 (21.95%) Verilog
4 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) FPGA Design
2 9 (21.95%) Power Management
2 9 (21.95%) Validation
3 6 (14.63%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (12.20%) Coaching
4 5 (12.20%) Lean Manufacturing
4 5 (12.20%) Six Sigma
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.76%) Video Processing
6 1 (2.44%) Business Development
6 1 (2.44%) Line Management
6 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.44%) QMS
6 1 (2.44%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.44%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (2.44%) SDLC
6 1 (2.44%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C
2 13 (31.71%) Ada
3 10 (24.39%) Assembly Language
4 8 (19.51%) MATLAB
5 6 (14.63%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Degree
2 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) CEH
5 2 (4.88%) HND
6 1 (2.44%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) DO-178B
2 13 (31.71%) Def Stans
3 10 (24.39%) IEC 61508
3 10 (24.39%) ISO 26262
4 2 (4.88%) ARP4754
4 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.88%) MISRA
5 1 (2.44%) ARP4761
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Actel
1 5 (12.20%) Altera
1 5 (12.20%) Mentor Graphics
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) PTC
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Crawley
Thales
Posted: 25 days ago