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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 884 858 846
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -12
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 20 21 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.019% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.065% 0.071% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 40
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.74%

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
30610 29497 32344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.91% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25291 25133 27617
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,960 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -18 18 £45,000 -4.76% 10
South East -12 11 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £45,000 -14.28%
West Sussex -4 4 £43,750 +16.66% 4
Berkshire +5 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Worthing +4 3 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Reading -4 3 £45,000 +8.43%
Leatherhead -14 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Surrey -14 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East of England -21 3 £43,750 -30.00% 2
West Midlands - 2 £51,000 - 3
City of London +7 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland -2 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Cambridge -8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - -
London -11 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 - 1
Diss - 1 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 £42,500 -
Livingston - 1 £35,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 - -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 37 (90.24%) C++
2 28 (68.29%) Linux
3 27 (65.85%) C
4 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
5 19 (46.34%) OO
5 19 (46.34%) Windows
6 18 (43.90%) UML
6 18 (43.90%) C#
6 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (43.90%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (26.83%) Project Management
7 11 (26.83%) Java
7 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) DO-178B
8 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
8 10 (24.39%) Python
8 10 (24.39%) Ada
8 10 (24.39%) Embedded C++
9 9 (21.95%) HP
9 9 (21.95%) Embedded C
9 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
9 9 (21.95%) Perl
9 9 (21.95%) Ant
9 9 (21.95%) UNIX
9 9 (21.95%) Bugzilla
9 9 (21.95%) Electronics
9 9 (21.95%) LynxOS
9 9 (21.95%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (21.95%) ICEfaces
9 9 (21.95%) Subversion

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) FTP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) UMTS
3 1 (2.44%) ASN.1
3 1 (2.44%) RTP
3 1 (2.44%) LTE
3 1 (2.44%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
1 9 (21.95%) Ant
1 9 (21.95%) Bugzilla
1 9 (21.95%) Subversion
1 9 (21.95%) Maven
2 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
3 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.44%) PVCS
5 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (21.95%) Electronics
2 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Avionics
3 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Software Engineer
2 13 (31.71%) Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (17.07%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) C++ Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Firmware Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
9 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
9 3 (7.32%) C++/Java Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Software Team Leader
10 2 (4.88%) Software Programmer
10 2 (4.88%) Real Time Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Programmer
11 1 (2.44%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) ICEfaces
1 9 (21.95%) Spring
2 7 (17.07%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) MFC
4 2 (4.88%) WPF
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) Flash
5 1 (2.44%) JSF
5 1 (2.44%) WDF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (17.07%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.76%) Device Driver
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) CAN bus
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (68.29%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 9 (21.95%) UNIX
3 9 (21.95%) LynxOS
4 5 (12.20%) Windows CE
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (2.44%) ThreadX
7 1 (2.44%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
2 19 (46.34%) OO
3 18 (43.90%) UML
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) Project Management
5 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
6 9 (21.95%) MODAF
7 6 (14.63%) TDD
7 6 (14.63%) RUP
8 4 (9.76%) OOD
9 3 (7.32%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.88%) SysML
10 2 (4.88%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (2.44%) Validation
11 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.44%) Signal Processing
11 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) C++
2 27 (65.85%) C
3 18 (43.90%) C#
4 11 (26.83%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) Python
5 10 (24.39%) Ada
5 10 (24.39%) Embedded C++
6 9 (21.95%) Embedded C
6 9 (21.95%) Perl
7 6 (14.63%) MATLAB
8 3 (7.32%) C++/CLI
9 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.44%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) Degree
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) DO-178B
2 2 (4.88%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) HP
2 8 (19.51%) QNX
3 3 (7.32%) Borland
4 1 (2.44%) Intel
4 1 (2.44%) Wind River
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Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
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West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago