The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 852 866 794
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -72
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 21 21 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.020% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.074% 0.074% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 53
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
28509 28416 28148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.19% 26.90% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23829 23384 23637
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VxWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VxWorks
Salary Trend

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

VxWorks Salary Trend in the UK

VxWorks
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VxWorks over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
England +2 20 £42,500 -5.55% 5
West Sussex +8 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South East -15 12 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Worthing +7 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Stafford - 6 - -
Staffordshire - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - - 2
Gloucestershire -8 1 - -
Crawley -9 1 £45,000 -
Cheltenham -10 1 - -
South West -30 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 - 2
Manchester - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 47 (85.45%) C++
2 45 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 41 (74.55%) C
4 29 (52.73%) Embedded C
5 27 (49.09%) OO
5 27 (49.09%) Embedded Systems
6 26 (47.27%) UML
7 21 (38.18%) Embedded C++
8 18 (32.73%) OOD
9 17 (30.91%) XML
9 17 (30.91%) Linux
9 17 (30.91%) Degree
10 15 (27.27%) C#
10 15 (27.27%) Electronics
11 13 (23.64%) Windows
12 12 (21.82%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (18.18%) IEC 61508
14 8 (14.55%) .NET
14 8 (14.55%) Subversion
15 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (12.73%) DO-178B
15 7 (12.73%) Java
15 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
15 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
15 7 (12.73%) Validation
16 6 (10.91%) Aerospace
16 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
16 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
16 6 (10.91%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (9.09%) C++/CLI

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Simulink
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.82%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (14.55%) Subversion
3 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (9.09%) Bugzilla
5 3 (5.45%) Maven
5 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.45%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) GCC
General
1 15 (27.27%) Electronics
2 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.91%) Aerospace
4 4 (7.27%) Military
4 4 (7.27%) Avionics
5 3 (5.45%) Marketing
6 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Software Engineer
2 33 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (49.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 24 (43.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Developer
6 6 (10.91%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) XML
2 8 (14.55%) .NET
3 5 (9.09%) MFC
4 3 (5.45%) Spring
4 3 (5.45%) ICEfaces
5 1 (1.82%) WDF
5 1 (1.82%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 27 (49.09%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) UNIX
5 3 (5.45%) LynxOS
6 1 (1.82%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) Software Engineering
2 27 (49.09%) OO
3 26 (47.27%) UML
4 18 (32.73%) OOD
5 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Validation
6 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
9 3 (5.45%) MODAF
9 3 (5.45%) Coaching
9 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.45%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.64%) Document Management
10 2 (3.64%) TDD
11 1 (1.82%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) C++
2 41 (74.55%) C
3 29 (52.73%) Embedded C
4 21 (38.18%) Embedded C++
5 15 (27.27%) C#
6 7 (12.73%) Java
7 5 (9.09%) C++/CLI
8 3 (5.45%) Python
8 3 (5.45%) Ada
8 3 (5.45%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.82%) VC++
10 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.82%) Pascal
10 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) HND
3 1 (1.82%) VCP4
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) IEC 61508
2 7 (12.73%) DO-178B
3 4 (7.27%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) QNX
1 5 (9.09%) Borland
2 4 (7.27%) Intel
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.82%) Progress
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