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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 854 946 963
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +17
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 54 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.083% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 20
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -12.79%

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
24675 29084 31152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.14% 26.38% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21077 24387 26060
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 25 July 2016 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 25 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 25 July 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 +89 48 £42,500 +13.33% 6
South East +53 38 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Oxfordshire -6 28 £72,500 +93.33% 3
Banbury +2 10 £63,750 +54.54% 1
East of England +42 6 £42,500 -
West Sussex -9 5 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Suffolk - 4 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +8 3 £150,500 -
Scotland +5 3 £150,500 -
Crawley -13 3 £39,000 +20.00%
Belfast - 3 £35,000 -
Andover - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £40,000 -
London - 3 £70,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 -
County Antrim - 3 £35,000 -
Essex +5 2 £42,500 -
Worthing +4 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Berkshire - 2 £52,500 -
Colchester - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £52,500 -
Slough - 1 £52,500 -
Oxford - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £41,500 -
Coventry - 1 £41,500 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 101 (91.82%) C
2 92 (83.64%) C++
3 57 (51.82%) Windows
3 57 (51.82%) Software Engineering
4 55 (50.00%) Linux
4 55 (50.00%) Java
5 52 (47.27%) Security Cleared
6 45 (40.91%) Telecoms
7 42 (38.18%) Python
7 42 (38.18%) Metasploit
7 42 (38.18%) Nessus
7 42 (38.18%) Ethical Hacking
7 42 (38.18%) Nmap
7 42 (38.18%) Penetration Testing
8 41 (37.27%) Cybersecurity
8 41 (37.27%) Source Code Analysis
9 38 (34.55%) Degree
10 35 (31.82%) DV Cleared
11 31 (28.18%) Embedded C
12 26 (23.64%) Electronics
13 25 (22.73%) Aerospace
14 24 (21.82%) Validation
15 22 (20.00%) Visual Studio
16 21 (19.09%) Assembly Language
16 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
16 21 (19.09%) SDLC
17 19 (17.27%) Embedded C++
17 19 (17.27%) OpenGL
18 17 (15.45%) DirectX
18 17 (15.45%) MFC

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.82%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.27%) Broadband
3 7 (6.36%) LTE
4 2 (1.82%) VoIP
4 2 (1.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.91%) 3G
5 1 (0.91%) ASN.1
Development Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Metasploit
2 22 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.91%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.18%) Subversion
5 4 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (3.64%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.91%) GCC
General
1 45 (40.91%) Telecoms
2 26 (23.64%) Electronics
3 25 (22.73%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.64%) Finance
5 3 (2.73%) Automotive
5 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Avionics
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (48.18%) Software Engineer
2 38 (34.55%) Analyst
2 38 (34.55%) Security Analyst
3 36 (32.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 36 (32.73%) Embedded Engineer
4 29 (26.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 12 (10.91%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Penetration Tester
8 4 (3.64%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Senior Security Consultant
8 4 (3.64%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) OpenGL
2 17 (15.45%) DirectX
2 17 (15.45%) MFC
3 2 (1.82%) .NET
3 2 (1.82%) OpenCL
4 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (7.27%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.36%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.64%) Smartphone
5 4 (3.64%) Verilog
5 4 (3.64%) VHDL
6 2 (1.82%) CAN bus
6 2 (1.82%) CUDA
6 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) BBC
7 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 57 (51.82%) Windows
2 55 (50.00%) Linux
3 16 (14.55%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.64%) Android
5 3 (2.73%) Nucleus RTOS
6 2 (1.82%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.82%) Software Engineering
2 42 (38.18%) Ethical Hacking
2 42 (38.18%) Penetration Testing
3 41 (37.27%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (37.27%) Source Code Analysis
4 24 (21.82%) Validation
5 21 (19.09%) SDLC
6 13 (11.82%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.91%) Scrum
8 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.27%) OO
10 5 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.55%) UML
11 4 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (2.73%) OOD
12 3 (2.73%) Open Source
12 3 (2.73%) Reverse Engineering
12 3 (2.73%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (91.82%) C
2 92 (83.64%) C++
3 55 (50.00%) Java
4 42 (38.18%) Python
5 31 (28.18%) Embedded C
6 21 (19.09%) Assembly Language
7 19 (17.27%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.64%) C#
8 4 (3.64%) Delphi
8 4 (3.64%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.64%) SQL
9 1 (0.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (47.27%) Security Cleared
2 38 (34.55%) Degree
3 35 (31.82%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) ECSS
2 1 (0.91%) DO-178B
System Software
1 14 (12.73%) Firmware
2 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (38.18%) Nessus
1 42 (38.18%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Progress
2 4 (3.64%) Intel
3 3 (2.73%) QNX
4 2 (1.82%) Wind River
4 2 (1.82%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.91%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.91%) Sony
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