The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 240 - 204
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 1 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.016% - 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.060% - 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 15
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1660 1539 1635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.13% 28.89% 29.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1394 1350 1422
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VxWorks
Salary Trend in the South West

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

VxWorks Salary Trend in the South West

VxWorks
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Dorset - 1 - -
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 7 (100.00%) C
2 6 (85.71%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) UML
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) Firmware
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Electronics
4 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
6 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (28.57%) SysML
6 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) .NET
7 1 (14.29%) PVCS
7 1 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 1 (14.29%) TickIT
7 1 (14.29%) Middleware
7 1 (14.29%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (14.29%) Marketing
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) PVCS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Electronics
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Avionics
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) CAN bus
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) SysML
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
2 1 (14.29%) TickIT
2 1 (14.29%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware