The table below looks at the statistics for pSOS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited pSOS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River pSOS
Rank 896 - 896
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing pSOS 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% - 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.003% - 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 - £37,500

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30637 29814 31615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 27.34% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25348 25395 27042
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

pSOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing pSOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

pSOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

pSOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing pSOS within the UK.

pSOS Salary Trend in the UK

pSOS
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing pSOS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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
High Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £42,500 -
South East - 1 £42,500 -
England - 1 £42,500 -

pSOS
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing pSOS 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 pSOS.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
1 3 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (75.00%) Dependency Management
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) WDF
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing

pSOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing pSOS 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 pSOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (75.00%) Dependency Management
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel