The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 218 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 1.00% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 8
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1668 1399 1580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.55% 26.64% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 1274 1378
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
VxWorks
England

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VxWorks across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VxWorks Salary Histogram 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 11 July 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
Devon - 3 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -10 2 £53,750 +7.50%
VxWorks
England

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) UML
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) SysML
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) CAN bus
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) PVCS
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Firmware
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) TickIT
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) Electronics
5 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (37.50%) IEC 61508
5 3 (37.50%) DO-178B
6 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Military
6 2 (25.00%) Aerospace

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (50.00%) PVCS
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) CAN bus
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) UML
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) SysML
4 3 (37.50%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) TickIT
1 3 (37.50%) IEC 61508
1 3 (37.50%) DO-178B
Plymouth, Devon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago