The table below looks at the statistics for VxWorks skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VxWorks over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wind River VxWorks
UK
Rank 823 885 927
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +42
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 26 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.052% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 19
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
19819 26670 29086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 23.75% 26.07% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16749 22463 24423
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VxWorks
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VxWorks as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 20 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 7 £42,500 -
East of England +17 6 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Stafford - 6 £42,500 -
South East +38 5 £67,500 +58.82%
Oxfordshire +5 5 £67,500 +68.75%
Essex +14 3 £40,000 -3.03%
Colchester -2 3 £40,000 -3.03%
York - 2 £40,500 -
Peterborough - 2 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,500 -
Scotland - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bedfordshire +17 1 - -
Luton +1 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
Livingston - 1 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £42,500 -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing VxWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 52 (82.54%) C
2 44 (69.84%) Windows
3 39 (61.90%) Linux
4 35 (55.56%) Python
5 33 (52.38%) Software Engineering
6 30 (47.62%) C++
7 27 (42.86%) Java
7 27 (42.86%) Electronics
8 25 (39.68%) Nessus
8 25 (39.68%) Ethical Hacking
8 25 (39.68%) Nmap
8 25 (39.68%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (39.68%) DV Cleared
8 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
8 25 (39.68%) Metasploit
8 25 (39.68%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (39.68%) Source Code Analysis
9 24 (38.10%) Telecoms
10 23 (36.51%) Embedded C
11 18 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 15 (23.81%) Device Driver
13 14 (22.22%) Open Source
14 12 (19.05%) Broadband
14 12 (19.05%) LTE
14 12 (19.05%) Static Code Analysis
15 11 (17.46%) V-Model
16 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
16 10 (15.87%) Coverity
16 10 (15.87%) Device Driver Development
16 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) Broadband
1 12 (19.05%) LTE
2 9 (14.29%) Profibus
3 4 (6.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Metasploit
2 10 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.87%) Subversion
3 9 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 9 (14.29%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.59%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (42.86%) Electronics
2 24 (38.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Software Engineer
2 23 (36.51%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (36.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (26.98%) Analyst
3 17 (26.98%) Security Analyst
4 16 (25.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Security Tester
5 13 (20.63%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Senior Security Analyst
5 13 (20.63%) Senior Tester
5 13 (20.63%) Tester
6 12 (19.05%) Penetration Tester
6 12 (19.05%) Security Penetration Tester
6 12 (19.05%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 12 (19.05%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 8 (12.70%) Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Security Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (12.70%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 15 (23.81%) Device Driver
3 9 (14.29%) CUDA
4 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.59%) Physics
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (69.84%) Windows
2 39 (61.90%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (3.17%) Android
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.17%) ThreadX
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 25 (39.68%) Cybersecurity
2 25 (39.68%) Ethical Hacking
2 25 (39.68%) Penetration Testing
2 25 (39.68%) Source Code Analysis
3 14 (22.22%) Open Source
4 12 (19.05%) Static Code Analysis
5 11 (17.46%) V-Model
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.87%) Device Driver Development
7 9 (14.29%) Change Control
7 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
7 9 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Release Management
7 9 (14.29%) Requirements Management
7 9 (14.29%) TDD
7 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) C
2 35 (55.56%) Python
3 30 (47.62%) C++
4 27 (42.86%) Java
5 23 (36.51%) Embedded C
6 9 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) Lua
7 2 (3.17%) Perl
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) ANSI C
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) C#
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) DV Cleared
1 25 (39.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) CEH
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) GIAC
2 1 (1.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) IEC 61508
2 2 (3.17%) MISRA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO13485
3 1 (1.59%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (39.68%) Nessus
1 25 (39.68%) Nmap
2 1 (1.59%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Coverity
1 10 (15.87%) Intel
2 9 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.76%) Atmel
3 3 (4.76%) QNX
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Polycom
4 1 (1.59%) Qualys
4 1 (1.59%) Tandberg
4 1 (1.59%) VMware