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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 857 882 796
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -86
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 18 25 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.022% 0.072%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.064% 0.083% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 45
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
28071 30234 28793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 26.88% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23743 25359 24409
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 17 April 2015. 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 -4 15 £42,500 - 2
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
South West -13 1 - -
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 47 (85.45%) C++
1 47 (85.45%) Software Engineering
2 41 (74.55%) C
3 31 (56.36%) Embedded C
4 27 (49.09%) UML
4 27 (49.09%) OO
4 27 (49.09%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (43.64%) Embedded C++
6 22 (40.00%) OOD
6 22 (40.00%) Degree
7 21 (38.18%) XML
8 15 (27.27%) Electronics
9 13 (23.64%) Validation
10 12 (21.82%) Windows
10 12 (21.82%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) IEC 61508
12 10 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
12 10 (18.18%) C#
12 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
13 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
14 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
15 7 (12.73%) Firmware
15 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
15 7 (12.73%) Subversion
16 6 (10.91%) DirectX
16 6 (10.91%) Progress
16 6 (10.91%) Assembly Language
16 6 (10.91%) Mathematics

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Simulink
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (12.73%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.64%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.82%) GCC
General
1 15 (27.27%) Electronics
2 8 (14.55%) Aerospace
3 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.27%) Military
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Avionics
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Software Engineer
2 31 (56.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (49.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 24 (43.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Communications Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Engineering Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) DirectX
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (49.09%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (7.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Software Engineering
2 27 (49.09%) UML
2 27 (49.09%) OO
3 22 (40.00%) OOD
4 13 (23.64%) Validation
5 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Coaching
7 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.27%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.45%) Computer Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.64%) TDD
9 2 (3.64%) Document Management
10 1 (1.82%) Project Management
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (1.82%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) C++
2 41 (74.55%) C
3 31 (56.36%) Embedded C
4 24 (43.64%) Embedded C++
5 10 (18.18%) C#
6 6 (10.91%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.64%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.64%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) VC++
8 1 (1.82%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) IEC 61508
2 4 (7.27%) DO-178B
2 4 (7.27%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Progress
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Intel
3 2 (3.64%) Borland
3 2 (3.64%) QNX
4 1 (1.82%) Green Hills
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