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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 890 822 849
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +27
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 21 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.049% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.067% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 41 45
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,450 £35,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31304 29690 32279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.34% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26137 25135 27681
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 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VxWorks over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 26 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 31 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 -72 21 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England -15 7 £45,000 +14.64% 2
South West -16 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cambridge - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £45,000 -
South East -28 4 £44,000 -7.36%
Devon - 4 £42,500 -
Plymouth - 4 £42,500 -
North West -1 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucestershire -15 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Cheshire -16 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Brighton - 2 £46,250 -
East Sussex - 2 £46,250 -
Reading +2 1 £38,500 -23.00%
Stevenage +1 1 £42,500 - 1
Berkshire +1 1 £38,500 -23.00%
Surrey -10 1 £43,000 +22.85%
Hertfordshire -17 1 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Cheltenham -18 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Leatherhead -18 1 £43,000 +22.85%
London -42 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Diss - 1 £45,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £39,000 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 (87.50%) C++
2 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 35 (72.92%) Software Engineering
3 34 (70.83%) C
4 29 (60.42%) Windows
5 25 (52.08%) UML
6 24 (50.00%) OO
7 20 (41.67%) Degree
8 18 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
8 18 (37.50%) C#
9 14 (29.17%) Aerospace
9 14 (29.17%) Waterfall
9 14 (29.17%) DO-178B
10 13 (27.08%) Device Driver
10 13 (27.08%) Military
10 13 (27.08%) Ada
11 12 (25.00%) QNX
11 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (22.92%) Communications Security
12 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
12 11 (22.92%) Integration Testing
12 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
12 11 (22.92%) Requirements Management
12 11 (22.92%) Information Management
12 11 (22.92%) JSF
12 11 (22.92%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (22.92%) Electronics
12 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
12 11 (22.92%) MS Office

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (22.92%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 4 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) LTE
2 1 (2.08%) ASN.1
2 1 (2.08%) RTP
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (20.83%) Subversion
3 8 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 8 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.58%) Maven
4 7 (14.58%) Eclipse
4 7 (14.58%) Ant
5 4 (8.33%) PVCS
5 4 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) VectorCAST
7 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (29.17%) Aerospace
2 13 (27.08%) Military
3 11 (22.92%) Electronics
3 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
4 10 (20.83%) Avionics
5 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (8.33%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Real Time Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Programmer
8 1 (2.08%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) JSF
2 10 (20.83%) .NET
3 8 (16.67%) Middleware
4 7 (14.58%) ICEfaces
4 7 (14.58%) Spring
5 3 (6.25%) XML
6 2 (4.17%) MFC
6 2 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Device Driver
2 11 (22.92%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 9 (18.75%) Chip and PIN
5 5 (10.42%) CAN bus
5 5 (10.42%) Firmware
6 2 (4.17%) GIS
7 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 29 (60.42%) Windows
3 7 (14.58%) LynxOS
3 7 (14.58%) UNIX
4 6 (12.50%) Windows CE
4 6 (12.50%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Software Engineering
2 25 (52.08%) UML
3 24 (50.00%) OO
4 14 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 11 (22.92%) Communications Security
5 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Integration Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Requirements Management
5 11 (22.92%) Information Management
6 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.75%) Project Management
8 8 (16.67%) TDD
9 7 (14.58%) MODAF
9 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.58%) RUP
9 7 (14.58%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (10.42%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 42 (87.50%) C++
2 34 (70.83%) C
3 18 (37.50%) C#
4 13 (27.08%) Ada
5 9 (18.75%) Java
6 8 (16.67%) Embedded C
6 8 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 7 (14.58%) MATLAB
7 7 (14.58%) Python
7 7 (14.58%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.08%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) DO-178B
2 4 (8.33%) IEC 61508
3 3 (6.25%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) QNX
2 7 (14.58%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Freescale
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Borland
Diss, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago