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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 899 908 928
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 52 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.12% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 17
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.95%

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
26495 28614 28325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.10% 27.37% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22355 23990 23352
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 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
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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 +22 47 £42,500 - 7
South East +9 34 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 14 £40,000 -
East of England +14 13 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Essex - 11 £41,250 - 2
Colchester - 10 £41,250 - 2
Hampshire - 9 £44,000 -
West Sussex -10 8 £38,500 -9.41%
Andover - 7 £44,000 -
Crawley - 5 £38,500 -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £100,000 +90.47%
High Wycombe - 2 £100,000 -
Banbury - 2 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 1 - -
Worthing -8 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Luton - 1 £40,000 - 3
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £32,500 -
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 - 3

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (92.41%) C
2 63 (79.75%) C++
3 47 (59.49%) Windows
4 44 (55.70%) Software Engineering
5 42 (53.16%) Java
6 37 (46.84%) Python
7 35 (44.30%) Nessus
7 35 (44.30%) Ethical Hacking
7 35 (44.30%) Nmap
7 35 (44.30%) Penetration Testing
7 35 (44.30%) Metasploit
7 35 (44.30%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (43.04%) Security Cleared
9 32 (40.51%) DV Cleared
10 31 (39.24%) Linux
11 24 (30.38%) Degree
12 21 (26.58%) Embedded C
13 18 (22.78%) Broadband
14 17 (21.52%) Firmware
14 17 (21.52%) Telecoms
14 17 (21.52%) Finance
15 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
15 14 (17.72%) Electronics
16 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
17 12 (15.19%) Eclipse
17 12 (15.19%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
18 11 (13.92%) Aerospace
18 11 (13.92%) OO
18 11 (13.92%) Embedded Software Development

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) Apache
1 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Broadband
2 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.13%) Network Security
4 7 (8.86%) 3G
4 7 (8.86%) VoIP
5 4 (5.06%) Wireless
6 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.53%) Modbus
6 2 (2.53%) RS-232
7 1 (1.27%) HTTP
7 1 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (44.30%) Metasploit
2 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
3 12 (15.19%) Eclipse
4 8 (10.13%) Subversion
5 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.06%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (3.80%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.27%) VectorCAST
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
1 17 (21.52%) Telecoms
2 14 (17.72%) Electronics
3 11 (13.92%) Aerospace
4 7 (8.86%) Automotive
5 5 (6.33%) Avionics
6 3 (3.80%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Analyst
1 35 (44.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 35 (44.30%) Security Analyst
2 31 (39.24%) Software Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Firmware Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Graduate
6 9 (11.39%) Graduate Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Graduate Cybersecurity Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Graduate Security Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded C Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded Software Developer
10 1 (1.27%) Research Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) OpenGL
2 8 (10.13%) .NET
3 7 (8.86%) MFC
4 5 (6.33%) DirectX
4 5 (6.33%) OpenCL
5 2 (2.53%) XML
6 1 (1.27%) Ajax
6 1 (1.27%) CORBA
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
6 1 (1.27%) SOAP
6 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Device Driver
1 9 (11.39%) Robotics
2 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 5 (6.33%) CUDA
5 4 (5.06%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.53%) CPLD
6 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Handset
7 1 (1.27%) Physics
7 1 (1.27%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 47 (59.49%) Windows
2 31 (39.24%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (6.33%) pSOS
5 2 (2.53%) ThreadX
5 2 (2.53%) Unix
6 1 (1.27%) HPUX
6 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Software Engineering
2 35 (44.30%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (44.30%) Ethical Hacking
2 35 (44.30%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (13.92%) Embedded Software Development
3 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
3 11 (13.92%) OO
4 8 (10.13%) OOD
4 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (8.86%) Procure-to-pay
5 7 (8.86%) Validation
6 6 (7.59%) SDLC
7 5 (6.33%) Computer Architecture
7 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.33%) UML
8 4 (5.06%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (92.41%) C
2 63 (79.75%) C++
3 42 (53.16%) Java
4 37 (46.84%) Python
5 21 (26.58%) Embedded C
6 9 (11.39%) Embedded C++
6 9 (11.39%) SQL
7 8 (10.13%) Delphi
8 6 (7.59%) Assembly Language
8 6 (7.59%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.27%) Ada
10 1 (1.27%) Fortran
10 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) Security Cleared
2 32 (40.51%) DV Cleared
3 24 (30.38%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) HND
5 1 (1.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.27%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.27%) MISRA
2 1 (1.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (44.30%) Nessus
1 35 (44.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Intel
1 5 (6.33%) Progress
2 4 (5.06%) Xilinx
3 3 (3.80%) QNX
4 2 (2.53%) Borland
4 2 (2.53%) Twitter
5 1 (1.27%) Atmel
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) Telelogic
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