The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 855 926 944
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +18
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 54 18 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.017% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.063% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 13
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,250 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
VxWorks
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25242 28387 29951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.11% 27.12% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21549 23955 25208
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VxWorks across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in England

VxWorks
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VxWorks across the England region.

VxWorks Salary Trend in England

VxWorks
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VxWorks across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in England

VxWorks
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +42 47 £40,000 -5.88% 6
East of England - 5 - - 4
London - 1 £82,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 - 2
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing VxWorks also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VxWorks.

1 88 (90.72%) C
2 82 (84.54%) C++
3 64 (65.98%) Software Engineering
4 50 (51.55%) Linux
4 50 (51.55%) Windows
5 41 (42.27%) Java
6 39 (40.21%) Degree
7 31 (31.96%) Embedded C
8 30 (30.93%) Visual Studio
9 27 (27.84%) Python
10 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
10 26 (26.80%) Metasploit
10 26 (26.80%) Nessus
10 26 (26.80%) Ethical Hacking
10 26 (26.80%) Nmap
10 26 (26.80%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (23.71%) Aerospace
13 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
13 22 (22.68%) Validation
13 22 (22.68%) DV Cleared
14 21 (21.65%) Embedded Linux
14 21 (21.65%) Embedded C++
14 21 (21.65%) Firmware
14 21 (21.65%) OpenGL
15 20 (20.62%) Telecoms
15 20 (20.62%) MFC
15 20 (20.62%) SDLC
16 18 (18.56%) Eclipse
16 18 (18.56%) Assembly Language

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing VxWorks also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VxWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.03%) Apache
1 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.28%) VoIP
3 8 (8.25%) 3G
4 5 (5.15%) Broadband
5 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.06%) Modbus
5 2 (2.06%) Network Security
5 2 (2.06%) RS-232
6 1 (1.03%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Visual Studio
2 26 (26.80%) Metasploit
3 18 (18.56%) Eclipse
4 13 (13.40%) Subversion
5 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.09%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (3.09%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.03%) GCC
7 1 (1.03%) VectorCAST
General
1 23 (23.71%) Aerospace
2 20 (20.62%) Telecoms
3 15 (15.46%) Electronics
4 5 (5.15%) Avionics
4 5 (5.15%) Finance
5 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.06%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (58.76%) Software Engineer
2 29 (29.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 25 (25.77%) Analyst
3 25 (25.77%) Security Analyst
4 24 (24.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 24 (24.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Firmware Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Graduate
9 3 (3.09%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) OpenGL
2 20 (20.62%) MFC
3 18 (18.56%) DirectX
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
4 3 (3.09%) OpenCL
5 2 (2.06%) XML
6 1 (1.03%) CORBA
6 1 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Mathematics
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.19%) Device Driver
4 5 (5.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.09%) CUDA
6 2 (2.06%) CAN bus
6 2 (2.06%) CPLD
6 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.06%) Robotics
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) BBC
7 1 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.03%) Physics
7 1 (1.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 50 (51.55%) Linux
1 50 (51.55%) Windows
2 21 (21.65%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.06%) ThreadX
3 2 (2.06%) Unix
4 1 (1.03%) HPUX
4 1 (1.03%) pSOS
4 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (65.98%) Software Engineering
2 26 (26.80%) Ethical Hacking
2 26 (26.80%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (25.77%) Cybersecurity
4 22 (22.68%) Validation
5 20 (20.62%) SDLC
6 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
6 13 (13.40%) Scrum
6 13 (13.40%) Unit Testing
7 12 (12.37%) OO
8 9 (9.28%) Embedded Software Development
9 8 (8.25%) Procure-to-pay
10 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
10 7 (7.22%) OOD
11 6 (6.19%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.15%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.15%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (5.15%) UML
Programming Languages
1 88 (90.72%) C
2 82 (84.54%) C++
3 41 (42.27%) Java
4 31 (31.96%) Embedded C
5 27 (27.84%) Python
6 21 (21.65%) Embedded C++
7 18 (18.56%) Assembly Language
8 11 (11.34%) SQL
9 9 (9.28%) Delphi
10 2 (2.06%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.03%) Ada
11 1 (1.03%) C#
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (40.21%) Degree
2 26 (26.80%) Security Cleared
3 22 (22.68%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) ECSS
2 1 (1.03%) DO-178B
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (26.80%) Nessus
1 26 (26.80%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Progress
2 6 (6.19%) Intel
2 6 (6.19%) QNX
3 2 (2.06%) Borland
4 1 (1.03%) Atmel
4 1 (1.03%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.03%) Sony
4 1 (1.03%) Telelogic
4 1 (1.03%) Twitter
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