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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 848 880 832
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -48
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 21 20 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.018% 0.051%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.077% 0.067% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 41
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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
27247 29751 28352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.44% 26.95% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23155 25027 24168
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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 +21 18 £37,500 -16.66% 2
East of England +3 2 - - 2
South West -22 1 - -
VxWorks
UK

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 38 (97.44%) C++
2 35 (89.74%) C
3 23 (58.97%) Windows
4 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
5 15 (38.46%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) Python
5 15 (38.46%) Nessus
5 15 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (38.46%) Nmap
5 15 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (38.46%) Metasploit
5 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) Cyber Security
6 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) Degree
8 12 (30.77%) UML
8 12 (30.77%) Embedded C
9 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
9 11 (28.21%) OO
9 11 (28.21%) XML
9 11 (28.21%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (25.64%) Validation
10 10 (25.64%) OOD
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
12 8 (20.51%) Progress
12 8 (20.51%) Assembly Language
12 8 (20.51%) Firmware
12 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Broadband
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.56%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.56%) HSPA
4 1 (2.56%) LTE
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.56%) UMTS
4 1 (2.56%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Metasploit
2 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.56%) C++Builder
General
1 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.13%) Electronics
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 15 (38.46%) Security Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 15 (38.46%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (25.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.26%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (58.97%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Software Engineering
2 15 (38.46%) Cyber Security
2 15 (38.46%) Ethical Hacking
2 15 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (30.77%) UML
4 11 (28.21%) OO
5 10 (25.64%) OOD
5 10 (25.64%) Validation
6 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
9 5 (12.82%) Computer Architecture
10 2 (5.13%) API Development
10 2 (5.13%) Coaching
10 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
11 1 (2.56%) TDD
11 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C++
2 35 (89.74%) C
3 15 (38.46%) Java
3 15 (38.46%) Python
4 12 (30.77%) Embedded C
5 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
6 8 (20.51%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.13%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) DV Cleared
3 13 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) Nessus
1 15 (38.46%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Progress
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Intel
2 1 (2.56%) Borland
2 1 (2.56%) Wind River
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