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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 878 858 812
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -46
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 19 21 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.062% 0.071% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 48
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%

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
30646 29408 31617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 27.32% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25366 25053 27044
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 £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 2014 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram 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 30 October 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 -12 17 £45,000 -2.17% 6
South East -10 13 £45,000 -2.17% 3
West Sussex +4 5 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Worthing +7 4 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Reading -2 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Leatherhead -12 3 £45,000 +17.64% 1
Surrey -13 3 £45,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands - 2 £51,000 - 1
City of London +17 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland +9 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
London +5 1 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England -12 1 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Livingston - 1 £35,000 -
Diss - 1 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 35 (89.74%) C++
2 25 (64.10%) Linux
2 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
3 24 (61.54%) C
4 16 (41.03%) UML
4 16 (41.03%) OO
4 16 (41.03%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (38.46%) C#
5 15 (38.46%) Windows
6 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
8 10 (25.64%) Embedded C
9 9 (23.08%) Project Management
9 9 (23.08%) QNX
10 8 (20.51%) Degree
10 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
10 8 (20.51%) DO-178B
10 8 (20.51%) Electronics
10 8 (20.51%) Java
10 8 (20.51%) .NET
11 7 (17.95%) Python
11 7 (17.95%) Bugzilla
11 7 (17.95%) Subversion
12 6 (15.38%) TDD
12 6 (15.38%) Spring
12 6 (15.38%) Maven
12 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
12 6 (15.38%) LynxOS
12 6 (15.38%) UNIX
12 6 (15.38%) Ant

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Wireless
2 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (2.56%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) RTP
3 1 (2.56%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.56%) Profibus
3 1 (2.56%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Bugzilla
1 7 (17.95%) Subversion
2 6 (15.38%) Maven
2 6 (15.38%) Ant
2 6 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 6 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (10.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (10.26%) ClearCase
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) PVCS
5 1 (2.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (20.51%) Electronics
2 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Avionics
3 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 13 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 3 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Real Time Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Software Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Programmer
10 1 (2.56%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) Spring
2 6 (15.38%) ICEfaces
3 4 (10.26%) MFC
3 4 (10.26%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.56%) WDF
5 1 (2.56%) Flash
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Linux
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 6 (15.38%) LynxOS
4 5 (12.82%) Windows CE
5 4 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (2.56%) ThreadX
7 1 (2.56%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Software Engineering
2 16 (41.03%) UML
2 16 (41.03%) OO
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
5 6 (15.38%) MODAF
5 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (12.82%) OOD
7 3 (7.69%) RUP
8 2 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) SysML
9 1 (2.56%) Web Development
9 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.56%) Signal Processing
9 1 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) C++
2 24 (61.54%) C
3 15 (38.46%) C#
4 11 (28.21%) Embedded C++
5 10 (25.64%) Embedded C
6 8 (20.51%) Java
7 7 (17.95%) Python
8 6 (15.38%) Ada
8 6 (15.38%) Perl
9 4 (10.26%) C++/CLI
10 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.56%) Lua
11 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) DO-178B
2 2 (5.13%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) QNX
2 6 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Borland
4 1 (2.56%) Intel
4 1 (2.56%) Wind River
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Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
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Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
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