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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 882 862 860
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 14 19 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.018% 0.034%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.046% 0.065% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 32
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%

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
30301 29142 32809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.90% 27.30% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25095 24881 28078
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Top 19 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 17 September 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
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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 -40 13 £45,000 +7.14% 6
East of England -16 7 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Cambridge +3 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £45,000 -28.00%
South East -9 3 £45,000 - 2
South West -24 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Brighton - 2 £46,250 -
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Devon - 1 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Diss - 1 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
London - 1 £47,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £42,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £47,500 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 37 (88.10%) C++
2 31 (73.81%) Linux
3 30 (71.43%) C
4 28 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 26 (61.90%) Windows
6 21 (50.00%) UML
7 19 (45.24%) OO
7 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (38.10%) Degree
9 15 (35.71%) C#
10 14 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
11 12 (28.57%) Ada
11 12 (28.57%) Aerospace
11 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
11 12 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (26.19%) Device Driver
12 11 (26.19%) Military
12 11 (26.19%) DO-178B
13 10 (23.81%) Avionics
14 9 (21.43%) MS Office
14 9 (21.43%) Chip and PIN
14 9 (21.43%) Project Management
14 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
14 9 (21.43%) Electronics
14 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
14 9 (21.43%) Information Management
14 9 (21.43%) JSF
14 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
14 9 (21.43%) Requirements Management

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) RTP
3 1 (2.38%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.38%) LTE
3 1 (2.38%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (19.05%) ClearCase
2 8 (19.05%) Bugzilla
2 8 (19.05%) Subversion
3 7 (16.67%) Maven
3 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (16.67%) Ant
4 3 (7.14%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (7.14%) PVCS
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 11 (26.19%) Military
3 10 (23.81%) Avionics
4 9 (21.43%) Electronics
4 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Real Time Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) JSF
2 7 (16.67%) Spring
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) ICEfaces
3 6 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (2.38%) Flash
6 1 (2.38%) MFC
6 1 (2.38%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (26.19%) Device Driver
3 9 (21.43%) Chip and PIN
3 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (11.90%) Firmware
6 4 (9.52%) CAN bus
7 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 7 (16.67%) LynxOS
4 5 (11.90%) Windows CE
5 4 (9.52%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.38%) ThreadX
6 1 (2.38%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 21 (50.00%) UML
3 19 (45.24%) OO
3 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 9 (21.43%) Information Management
5 9 (21.43%) Requirements Management
5 9 (21.43%) Communications Security
5 9 (21.43%) Project Management
5 9 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) MODAF
6 7 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (16.67%) RUP
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (11.90%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C++
2 30 (71.43%) C
3 15 (35.71%) C#
4 12 (28.57%) Ada
5 8 (19.05%) Java
5 8 (19.05%) Python
6 7 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 7 (16.67%) Perl
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 7 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.38%) Lua
7 1 (2.38%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) DO-178B
2 3 (7.14%) TickIT
2 3 (7.14%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) QNX
2 7 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Intel
3 1 (2.38%) Borland
3 1 (2.38%) Wind River
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