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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 863 880 797
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -83
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 20 27 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.023% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.070% 0.087% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 58
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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
28528 31181 29599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.70% 26.56% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23878 26240 24980
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 12 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 22 May 2015. 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 +27 19 £42,500 +8.97% 11
South East +2 17 £42,500 +10.38% 2
West Sussex +7 15 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Worthing +11 8 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Crawley -3 6 £43,750 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Stafford - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 43 (95.56%) C++
2 38 (84.44%) C
3 37 (82.22%) Software Engineering
4 25 (55.56%) Embedded C
4 25 (55.56%) UML
5 23 (51.11%) OO
5 23 (51.11%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (46.67%) Embedded C++
7 19 (42.22%) OOD
7 19 (42.22%) XML
8 17 (37.78%) Degree
9 13 (28.89%) Validation
10 11 (24.44%) Electronics
10 11 (24.44%) Windows
10 11 (24.44%) Linux
10 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
11 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
12 8 (17.78%) Firmware
13 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
13 7 (15.56%) Progress
13 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
13 7 (15.56%) Subversion
13 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
14 6 (13.33%) IEC 61508
14 6 (13.33%) C#
14 6 (13.33%) DirectX
15 5 (11.11%) Aerospace
15 5 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
16 4 (8.89%) Marketing

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (4.44%) Simulink
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (8.89%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) Broadband
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
3 5 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.44%) Metasploit
5 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.22%) GCC
General
1 11 (24.44%) Electronics
2 5 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 26 (57.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 22 (48.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 20 (44.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Embedded Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Real Time Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Communications Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior C++ Developer
9 1 (2.22%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) DirectX
3 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (15.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Device Driver
3 4 (8.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Software Engineering
2 25 (55.56%) UML
3 23 (51.11%) OO
4 19 (42.22%) OOD
5 13 (28.89%) Validation
6 11 (24.44%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.89%) Coaching
8 4 (8.89%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
9 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security
10 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.44%) Document Management
10 2 (4.44%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.22%) TDD
11 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.22%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) C++
2 38 (84.44%) C
3 25 (55.56%) Embedded C
4 21 (46.67%) Embedded C++
5 7 (15.56%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.33%) C#
7 4 (8.89%) Java
8 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.44%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) VC++
9 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.22%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) HND
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Nessus
1 2 (4.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Progress
2 3 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (2.22%) Borland
3 1 (2.22%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.22%) QNX
Colchester, Essex
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Worthing
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
West London
ECM Selection
Salary: £upper quartile ++
Posted: 25 days ago
London
HP
Posted: 26 days ago