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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 860 869 806
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -63
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 35 30 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.027% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.11% 0.100% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 66
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
30819 30012 32377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.44% 27.37% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25750 24983 27952
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 £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 18 December 2014 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 23 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 18 December 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 +16 34 £45,000 -2.17% 7
South East +8 23 £45,000 -1.09% 1
West Sussex +12 15 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Worthing +9 12 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 - - 4
Lincoln - 4 - -
Reading +6 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Berkshire +5 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Surrey -4 3 £45,000 +6.50%
Leatherhead -6 3 £45,000 +6.50%
West Midlands - 3 £51,000 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £35,000 -
East of England - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £47,500 - 1
North West - 2 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland +9 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Livingston - 1 £35,000 -
Stafford - 1 - - 1

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 40 (81.63%) Software Engineering
2 39 (79.59%) C++
3 29 (59.18%) C
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 21 (42.86%) Embedded C
6 20 (40.82%) Embedded Systems
7 19 (38.78%) Embedded C++
7 19 (38.78%) OO
8 14 (28.57%) Windows
8 14 (28.57%) UML
9 13 (26.53%) C#
10 12 (24.49%) OOD
10 12 (24.49%) Degree
11 11 (22.45%) Electronics
12 10 (20.41%) QNX
13 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (18.37%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (16.33%) DO-178B
14 8 (16.33%) XML
14 8 (16.33%) .NET
15 7 (14.29%) Java
16 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
16 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
16 6 (12.24%) IEC 61508
16 6 (12.24%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (10.20%) Subversion
17 5 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
17 5 (10.20%) C++/CLI
17 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
17 5 (10.20%) Avionics

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Simulink
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) RTP
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) ASN.1
2 1 (2.04%) LTE
2 1 (2.04%) Profibus
2 1 (2.04%) UMTS
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (10.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (10.20%) Bugzilla
2 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.12%) Maven
3 3 (6.12%) Ant
4 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (22.45%) Electronics
2 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
2 6 (12.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.20%) Avionics
4 4 (8.16%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Software Engineer
2 25 (51.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 18 (36.73%) Senior Software Engineer
4 16 (32.65%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (22.45%) Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Programmer
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Real Time Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
1 8 (16.33%) XML
2 5 (10.20%) MFC
3 3 (6.12%) Spring
3 3 (6.12%) ICEfaces
4 1 (2.04%) WDF
4 1 (2.04%) Flash
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.12%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Linux
2 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (12.24%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows CE
5 4 (8.16%) Android
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX
6 3 (6.12%) LynxOS
7 2 (4.08%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (2.04%) ThreadX
8 1 (2.04%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Software Engineering
2 19 (38.78%) OO
3 14 (28.57%) UML
4 12 (24.49%) OOD
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.20%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.16%) Project Management
8 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.12%) MODAF
8 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.08%) Validation
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.04%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.04%) Signal Processing
10 1 (2.04%) Web Development
10 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.04%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (79.59%) C++
2 29 (59.18%) C
3 21 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 19 (38.78%) Embedded C++
5 13 (26.53%) C#
6 7 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (10.20%) C++/CLI
8 4 (8.16%) Python
9 3 (6.12%) Ada
9 3 (6.12%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.04%) Pascal
10 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.04%) Lua
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) HND
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) DO-178B
2 6 (12.24%) IEC 61508
3 4 (8.16%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) QNX
2 5 (10.20%) Borland
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Intel
5 1 (2.04%) Wind River
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