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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 856 872 812
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -60
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 30 30 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.099% 0.099% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 59
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £36,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%

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
30433 30342 32548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.11% 27.39% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25317 25540 28048
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 November 2014 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 22 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 26 November 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 +2 28 £45,000 -1.09% 12
South East -12 19 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex +14 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Worthing +11 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 4
East Midlands - 4 - - 6
Lincoln - 4 - - 4
Berkshire +14 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Reading +7 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Surrey -4 3 £45,000 +6.50%
Leatherhead -13 3 £45,000 +6.50%
East of England -37 2 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Stevenage - 2 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £51,000 - 1
Scotland -4 1 £35,000 +9.37% 1
North West - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Livingston - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £50,000 - 1

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 36 (78.26%) C++
2 35 (76.09%) Software Engineering
3 26 (56.52%) C
4 23 (50.00%) Linux
5 18 (39.13%) OO
6 17 (36.96%) Embedded Systems
7 16 (34.78%) Embedded C
7 16 (34.78%) Embedded C++
8 14 (30.43%) Windows
9 13 (28.26%) UML
9 13 (28.26%) C#
10 12 (26.09%) Degree
11 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (21.74%) OOD
12 9 (19.57%) QNX
12 9 (19.57%) Electronics
13 8 (17.39%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (17.39%) DO-178B
14 7 (15.22%) .NET
14 7 (15.22%) Java
15 6 (13.04%) XML
15 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
15 6 (13.04%) Project Management
16 5 (10.87%) Windows CE
16 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
16 5 (10.87%) Avionics
16 5 (10.87%) IEC 61508
16 5 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
16 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
17 4 (8.70%) TDD

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Wireless
2 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) RTP
3 1 (2.17%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.17%) LTE
3 1 (2.17%) Profibus
3 1 (2.17%) UMTS
3 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (8.70%) Bugzilla
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.52%) Maven
3 3 (6.52%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (19.57%) Electronics
2 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.87%) Avionics
4 4 (8.70%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Software Engineer
2 20 (43.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (30.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (28.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.87%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) MFC
4 3 (6.52%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) ICEfaces
5 2 (4.35%) WPF
6 1 (2.17%) WDF
6 1 (2.17%) Flash
6 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.52%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.17%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 5 (10.87%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Windows CE
4 4 (8.70%) Android
5 3 (6.52%) UNIX
5 3 (6.52%) LynxOS
6 2 (4.35%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (2.17%) ThreadX
7 1 (2.17%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Software Engineering
2 18 (39.13%) OO
3 13 (28.26%) UML
4 10 (21.74%) OOD
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.70%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) MODAF
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.17%) Signal Processing
10 1 (2.17%) Web Development
10 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.17%) Requirements Engineering
10 1 (2.17%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (78.26%) C++
2 26 (56.52%) C
3 16 (34.78%) Embedded C
3 16 (34.78%) Embedded C++
4 13 (28.26%) C#
5 7 (15.22%) Java
6 4 (8.70%) Python
6 4 (8.70%) C++/CLI
7 3 (6.52%) Ada
7 3 (6.52%) Perl
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.17%) Pascal
8 1 (2.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) DO-178B
2 5 (10.87%) IEC 61508
3 4 (8.70%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) QNX
2 4 (8.70%) Borland
2 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Intel
4 1 (2.17%) Wind River
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Lincoln
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 22 days ago
Lincoln
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Posted: 22 days ago
Lincoln
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Salary: Highly Competitive
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