The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 882 815 835
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +20
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 22 60 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.055% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.071% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 47 46
Average salary £42,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +11.76%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31106 29778 32287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 27.35% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26023 25261 27679
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 23 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 23 July 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
(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 -73 22 £42,750 -14.50% 7
South East -26 7 £38,500 -23.00% 1
South West -15 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England -29 6 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Cambridge - 5 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Devon - 4 £42,500 -
Plymouth - 4 £42,500 -
Surrey 0 3 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Leatherhead -24 3 £38,500 +10.00% 1
North West +9 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire +6 2 £38,500 -23.00%
Reading 0 2 £38,500 -23.00%
Cheshire -1 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire -9 2 £53,750 +7.50%
East Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Brighton - 2 £46,250 -
Stevenage -5 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Cheltenham -17 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Hertfordshire -22 1 £42,500 -2.85% 1
London -33 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
City of London - 1 £39,000 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 42 (91.30%) C++
2 35 (76.09%) Linux
3 33 (71.74%) Software Engineering
4 32 (69.57%) C
5 29 (63.04%) Windows
6 25 (54.35%) UML
7 24 (52.17%) OO
8 20 (43.48%) Degree
9 18 (39.13%) Rational DOORS
9 18 (39.13%) C#
10 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
11 13 (28.26%) DO-178B
11 13 (28.26%) Ada
11 13 (28.26%) Aerospace
11 13 (28.26%) Military
12 12 (26.09%) Device Driver
12 12 (26.09%) QNX
12 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
13 11 (23.91%) Communications Security
13 11 (23.91%) Requirements Management
13 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Integration Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
13 11 (23.91%) Information Management
13 11 (23.91%) JSF
13 11 (23.91%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (23.91%) Electronics
13 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
13 11 (23.91%) MS Office

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (23.91%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
1 4 (8.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) ASN.1
2 1 (2.17%) LTE
2 1 (2.17%) UMTS
2 1 (2.17%) FTP
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) RTP
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (21.74%) Subversion
3 8 (17.39%) Bugzilla
3 8 (17.39%) ClearCase
4 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
4 7 (15.22%) Ant
4 7 (15.22%) Maven
4 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (8.70%) PVCS
6 2 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 13 (28.26%) Aerospace
1 13 (28.26%) Military
2 11 (23.91%) Electronics
2 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (19.57%) Avionics
4 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Real Time Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.70%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Software Programmer
7 1 (2.17%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) JSF
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
3 7 (15.22%) Middleware
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
3 7 (15.22%) ICEfaces
4 3 (6.52%) XML
5 2 (4.35%) WPF
5 2 (4.35%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Device Driver
2 11 (23.91%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
4 9 (19.57%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (8.70%) Firmware
5 4 (8.70%) CAN bus
6 2 (4.35%) GIS
7 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) LynxOS
4 6 (13.04%) Windows CE
5 5 (10.87%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Software Engineering
2 25 (54.35%) UML
3 24 (52.17%) OO
4 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
5 11 (23.91%) Information Management
5 11 (23.91%) Communications Security
5 11 (23.91%) Software Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Requirements Management
5 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Integration Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (19.57%) Project Management
8 8 (17.39%) TDD
9 7 (15.22%) RUP
9 7 (15.22%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (15.22%) MODAF
9 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.87%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C++
2 32 (69.57%) C
3 18 (39.13%) C#
4 13 (28.26%) Ada
5 9 (19.57%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) Embedded C++
7 7 (15.22%) MATLAB
7 7 (15.22%) Perl
7 7 (15.22%) Python
7 7 (15.22%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.17%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) DO-178B
2 4 (8.70%) IEC 61508
3 3 (6.52%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) QNX
2 7 (15.22%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Borland
3 1 (2.17%) Freescale
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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