The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 415 449 437
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 33 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.086% 0.030%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 3
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 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.95%
VxWorks
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5653 6237 5601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.33% 29.87% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4932 5169 4614
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VxWorks
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VxWorks Salary Trend in the South East

VxWorks
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VxWorks across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the South East

VxWorks
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Oxfordshire - 14 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 9 £44,000 -
West Sussex -12 7 £38,500 -9.41%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £100,000 +90.47%
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 57 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (98.25%) C
3 41 (71.93%) Windows
4 39 (68.42%) Java
5 36 (63.16%) Python
6 35 (61.40%) Nessus
6 35 (61.40%) Ethical Hacking
6 35 (61.40%) Nmap
6 35 (61.40%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (61.40%) Metasploit
6 35 (61.40%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
8 32 (56.14%) DV Cleared
9 29 (50.88%) Software Engineering
10 18 (31.58%) Broadband
11 17 (29.82%) Telecoms
11 17 (29.82%) Finance
11 17 (29.82%) Degree
12 16 (28.07%) Firmware
13 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
14 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
15 11 (19.30%) Linux
16 9 (15.79%) SQL
16 9 (15.79%) OO
16 9 (15.79%) Robotics
16 9 (15.79%) Electronics
17 8 (14.04%) Subversion
17 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 8 (14.04%) Network Security
18 7 (12.28%) Multithreading

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 18 (31.58%) Broadband
2 8 (14.04%) Network Security
3 7 (12.28%) 3G
3 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.28%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.51%) Modbus
4 2 (3.51%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 35 (61.40%) Metasploit
2 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
3 12 (21.05%) Eclipse
4 8 (14.04%) Subversion
5 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.51%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.51%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
1 17 (29.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.79%) Electronics
3 6 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 5 (8.77%) Avionics
5 3 (5.26%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Analyst
1 35 (61.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 35 (61.40%) Security Analyst
2 19 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Firmware Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Graduate
4 9 (15.79%) Graduate Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Graduate Security Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Junior
8 1 (1.75%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Security Researcher
8 1 (1.75%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) MFC
2 5 (8.77%) DirectX
2 5 (8.77%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Robotics
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) CPLD
3 2 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 41 (71.93%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.51%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Cybersecurity
1 35 (61.40%) Ethical Hacking
1 35 (61.40%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (50.88%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.79%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
5 7 (12.28%) OOD
5 7 (12.28%) Procure-to-pay
6 6 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Computer Architecture
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) SDLC
7 5 (8.77%) Validation
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (98.25%) C
3 39 (68.42%) Java
4 36 (63.16%) Python
5 9 (15.79%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) Delphi
6 7 (12.28%) Embedded C
6 7 (12.28%) Embedded C++
7 5 (8.77%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.51%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
2 32 (56.14%) DV Cleared
3 17 (29.82%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (61.40%) Nessus
1 35 (61.40%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Progress
2 2 (3.51%) Borland
2 2 (3.51%) QNX
3 1 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (1.75%) Telelogic