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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 884 915 803
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -112
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 19 25 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.021% 0.069%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.064% 0.078% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 47
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
29741 32126 30634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 26.60% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24926 26762 25655
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 14 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 April 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 +25 18 £42,500 - 6
West Sussex +13 15 £42,500 +23.18% 1
South East -4 15 £42,500 - 2
Worthing +8 9 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Crawley -10 5 £45,000 -
Stafford - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Cheltenham -3 1 - -
South West -13 1 - -
Gloucestershire -14 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 - 2
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 - 2

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (85.71%) C++
1 48 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 42 (75.00%) C
3 31 (55.36%) Embedded C
4 28 (50.00%) UML
4 28 (50.00%) OO
5 27 (48.21%) Embedded Systems
6 24 (42.86%) Embedded C++
7 22 (39.29%) OOD
7 22 (39.29%) Degree
8 21 (37.50%) XML
9 15 (26.79%) Electronics
10 13 (23.21%) Validation
10 13 (23.21%) Windows
10 13 (23.21%) Linux
11 11 (19.64%) C#
11 11 (19.64%) IEC 61508
12 10 (17.86%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
12 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
13 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 8 (14.29%) Aerospace
15 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
15 7 (12.50%) Firmware
15 7 (12.50%) Subversion
16 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
16 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
16 6 (10.71%) DirectX
16 6 (10.71%) Progress

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Simulink
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
3 4 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.57%) HTTP
4 2 (3.57%) LAN
4 2 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (1.79%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.79%) GCC
General
1 15 (26.79%) Electronics
2 8 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.14%) Military
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
4 4 (7.14%) Avionics
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (73.21%) Software Engineer
2 31 (55.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 27 (48.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 24 (42.86%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Communications Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Engineering Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Requirements Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) DirectX
3 4 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (48.21%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 4 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 28 (50.00%) UML
2 28 (50.00%) OO
3 22 (39.29%) OOD
4 13 (23.21%) Validation
5 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Coaching
7 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.14%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.36%) Computer Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.57%) TDD
9 2 (3.57%) Document Management
10 1 (1.79%) Project Management
10 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (1.79%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (85.71%) C++
2 42 (75.00%) C
3 31 (55.36%) Embedded C
4 24 (42.86%) Embedded C++
5 11 (19.64%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) Assembly Language
7 3 (5.36%) Java
8 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.57%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) VC++
9 1 (1.79%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) IEC 61508
2 4 (7.14%) DO-178B
2 4 (7.14%) DO-254
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Progress
2 4 (7.14%) IBM
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Intel
4 2 (3.57%) Borland
4 2 (3.57%) QNX
5 1 (1.79%) Green Hills
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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