The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 848 949 962
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +13
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 63 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.018% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.068% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 50 17 15
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%

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
25185 29402 31979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.64% 26.80% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21419 24614 26920
Median salary £41,125 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,075 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VxWorks as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 58 £40,000 -5.88% 8
South East +71 54 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Sussex +7 24 £39,000 -8.23%
Oxfordshire +7 18 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Crawley +6 14 £39,500 -9.71%
Worthing +2 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Hampshire - 6 £42,000 - 1
Surrey - 5 £45,000 -
Banbury - 5 £33,750 - 1
Edinburgh +9 4 £150,500 +363.07%
Scotland +4 4 £150,500 +363.07%
Horsham - 4 £40,000 -
Guildford - 3 £45,000 -
Woking - 2 £42,500 -
Andover - 2 £40,000 - 1
London - 2 £76,250 - 1
West Midlands -13 1 £41,500 - 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 1 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Coventry - 1 £41,500 - 1
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Belfast - 1 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 - 1

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing VxWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 108 (90.76%) C
2 98 (82.35%) C++
3 75 (63.03%) Software Engineering
4 60 (50.42%) Windows
5 57 (47.90%) Linux
6 50 (42.02%) Java
7 43 (36.13%) Degree
8 40 (33.61%) Security Cleared
9 35 (29.41%) Python
10 34 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 34 (28.57%) Nessus
10 34 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
10 34 (28.57%) Nmap
10 34 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
10 34 (28.57%) Metasploit
11 33 (27.73%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (26.89%) Aerospace
12 32 (26.89%) TCP/IP
13 30 (25.21%) DV Cleared
13 30 (25.21%) Embedded C
13 30 (25.21%) Telecoms
14 28 (23.53%) Source Code Analysis
15 25 (21.01%) Validation
16 22 (18.49%) Electronics
16 22 (18.49%) Firmware
16 22 (18.49%) Eclipse
16 22 (18.49%) MFC
16 22 (18.49%) SDLC
17 21 (17.65%) OpenGL
17 21 (17.65%) Assembly Language

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.84%) Apache
1 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.89%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.56%) Broadband
2 9 (7.56%) VoIP
3 8 (6.72%) 3G
4 6 (5.04%) Wireless
5 3 (2.52%) LTE
6 2 (1.68%) Network Security
6 2 (1.68%) RS-232
7 1 (0.84%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.84%) HTTP
7 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Metasploit
1 34 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 22 (18.49%) Eclipse
3 14 (11.76%) Subversion
4 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.72%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.84%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.84%) GCC
7 1 (0.84%) VectorCAST
General
1 32 (26.89%) Aerospace
2 30 (25.21%) Telecoms
3 22 (18.49%) Electronics
4 8 (6.72%) Automotive
5 7 (5.88%) Finance
6 5 (4.20%) Avionics
7 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.84%) Games
9 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (54.62%) Software Engineer
2 32 (26.89%) Analyst
2 32 (26.89%) Security Analyst
3 31 (26.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 31 (26.05%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (22.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Firmware Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Graduate
9 4 (3.36%) Software Manager
10 3 (2.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Software Validation Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) MFC
2 21 (17.65%) OpenGL
3 20 (16.81%) DirectX
4 10 (8.40%) .NET
5 3 (2.52%) XML
6 1 (0.84%) Ajax
6 1 (0.84%) CORBA
6 1 (0.84%) JSON
6 1 (0.84%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.84%) SOAP
6 1 (0.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Device Driver
2 12 (10.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (8.40%) Mathematics
4 8 (6.72%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.04%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.36%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.52%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.68%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.68%) Robotics
9 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.84%) BBC
9 1 (0.84%) CUDA
9 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.84%) Physics
9 1 (0.84%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.42%) Windows
2 57 (47.90%) Linux
3 19 (15.97%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (5.88%) pSOS
5 3 (2.52%) Android
6 2 (1.68%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.68%) Unix
7 1 (0.84%) HPUX
7 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (63.03%) Software Engineering
2 34 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 34 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (27.73%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (23.53%) Source Code Analysis
5 25 (21.01%) Validation
6 22 (18.49%) SDLC
7 16 (13.45%) Multithreading
8 15 (12.61%) OO
9 13 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.92%) Scrum
10 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.40%) OOD
12 9 (7.56%) Embedded Software Development
12 9 (7.56%) UML
13 8 (6.72%) Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (5.04%) High Availability
14 6 (5.04%) Risk Management
15 5 (4.20%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (90.76%) C
2 98 (82.35%) C++
3 50 (42.02%) Java
4 35 (29.41%) Python
5 30 (25.21%) Embedded C
6 21 (17.65%) Assembly Language
7 20 (16.81%) Embedded C++
8 13 (10.92%) SQL
9 11 (9.24%) Delphi
10 9 (7.56%) C#
11 5 (4.20%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.68%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.84%) Ada
13 1 (0.84%) Fortran
13 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.84%) Perl
13 1 (0.84%) Ruby
13 1 (0.84%) VB
13 1 (0.84%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (36.13%) Degree
2 40 (33.61%) Security Cleared
3 30 (25.21%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) HND
5 1 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) DO-178B
1 3 (2.52%) ECSS
2 1 (0.84%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.84%) MISRA
2 1 (0.84%) MISRA C
System Software
1 22 (18.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (28.57%) Nessus
1 34 (28.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Progress
2 6 (5.04%) Intel
2 6 (5.04%) QNX
2 6 (5.04%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.68%) Borland
4 1 (0.84%) Atmel
4 1 (0.84%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.84%) IBM
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.84%) Sony
4 1 (0.84%) Telelogic
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter
4 1 (0.84%) Wind River
Slough, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 9 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago