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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 882 948 971
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +23
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 58 19 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.017% 0.023%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.064% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 42 17 14
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £34,650
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £45,000 £50,250
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
26538 29598 31895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.89% 26.79% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22519 24759 26710
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 6 May 2016 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 20 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 6 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 +45 52 £40,000 -5.88% 11
South East +58 47 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Sussex +3 25 £39,000 -8.23%
Crawley +7 13 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire +11 12 £70,000 +86.66% 1
Worthing -3 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Surrey - 5 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +9 4 £150,500 +363.07% 1
Scotland +2 4 £150,500 +363.07% 1
Hampshire - 4 £44,500 -
Horsham - 4 £40,000 -
Guildford - 3 £45,000 - 1
East of England - 3 - - 2
Essex - 3 - -
Woking - 2 £42,500 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
South West - 1 £42,500 - 2
London - 1 £82,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £42,500 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 96 (88.89%) C
2 87 (80.56%) C++
3 71 (65.74%) Software Engineering
4 55 (50.93%) Linux
5 52 (48.15%) Windows
6 43 (39.81%) Java
6 43 (39.81%) Degree
7 31 (28.70%) Security Cleared
8 30 (27.78%) Aerospace
8 30 (27.78%) Visual Studio
8 30 (27.78%) Embedded C
9 29 (26.85%) TCP/IP
10 28 (25.93%) Python
11 27 (25.00%) Nessus
11 27 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 27 (25.00%) Nmap
11 27 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
11 27 (25.00%) Metasploit
12 26 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (23.15%) Telecoms
14 23 (21.30%) Validation
14 23 (21.30%) DV Cleared
15 21 (19.44%) Electronics
15 21 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (19.44%) Firmware
16 20 (18.52%) OpenGL
16 20 (18.52%) Embedded C++
16 20 (18.52%) MFC
16 20 (18.52%) SDLC
17 19 (17.59%) 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 (0.93%) Apache
1 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.85%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.33%) VoIP
3 8 (7.41%) 3G
4 6 (5.56%) Wireless
5 5 (4.63%) Broadband
6 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.85%) Modbus
6 2 (1.85%) Network Security
6 2 (1.85%) RS-232
7 1 (0.93%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
7 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 27 (25.00%) Metasploit
3 18 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 13 (12.04%) Subversion
5 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (6.48%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.93%) GCC
8 1 (0.93%) VectorCAST
General
1 30 (27.78%) Aerospace
2 25 (23.15%) Telecoms
3 21 (19.44%) Electronics
4 8 (7.41%) Automotive
5 5 (4.63%) Avionics
5 5 (4.63%) Finance
6 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.78%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (56.48%) Software Engineer
2 29 (26.85%) Embedded Engineer
3 26 (24.07%) Analyst
3 26 (24.07%) Security Analyst
4 25 (23.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 24 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Firmware Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.78%) C Software Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) MFC
1 20 (18.52%) OpenGL
2 18 (16.67%) DirectX
3 10 (9.26%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) XML
5 2 (1.85%) OpenCL
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) CORBA
6 1 (0.93%) JSON
6 1 (0.93%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 11 (10.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 10 (9.26%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.56%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.85%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.85%) CPLD
8 2 (1.85%) CUDA
8 2 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.85%) Robotics
9 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.93%) BBC
9 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.93%) Physics
9 1 (0.93%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.93%) Linux
2 52 (48.15%) Windows
3 21 (19.44%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (6.48%) pSOS
5 2 (1.85%) ThreadX
5 2 (1.85%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) HPUX
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.74%) Software Engineering
2 27 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 27 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (21.30%) Validation
5 20 (18.52%) SDLC
6 13 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.04%) Configuration Management
6 13 (12.04%) Multithreading
6 13 (12.04%) Scrum
6 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.11%) OO
8 9 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (8.33%) UML
9 8 (7.41%) OOD
9 8 (7.41%) Procure-to-pay
10 6 (5.56%) High Availability
10 6 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.63%) Computer Architecture
11 5 (4.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 96 (88.89%) C
2 87 (80.56%) C++
3 43 (39.81%) Java
4 30 (27.78%) Embedded C
5 28 (25.93%) Python
6 20 (18.52%) Embedded C++
7 19 (17.59%) Assembly Language
8 11 (10.19%) SQL
9 9 (8.33%) Delphi
10 8 (7.41%) C#
11 5 (4.63%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.85%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.93%) Ada
13 1 (0.93%) Fortran
13 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.93%) Perl
13 1 (0.93%) Ruby
13 1 (0.93%) VB
13 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 43 (39.81%) Degree
2 31 (28.70%) Security Cleared
3 23 (21.30%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) HND
5 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) ECSS
2 2 (1.85%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.93%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.93%) MISRA
3 1 (0.93%) MISRA C
System Software
1 21 (19.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (25.00%) Nessus
1 27 (25.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Progress
2 6 (5.56%) Intel
2 6 (5.56%) QNX
2 6 (5.56%) Xilinx
3 2 (1.85%) Borland
4 1 (0.93%) Atmel
4 1 (0.93%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) Sony
4 1 (0.93%) Telelogic
4 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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