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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wind River VxWorks
Rank 872 893 824
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -69
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 21 25 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.021% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.072% 0.078% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 61
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%

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
29304 31965 30191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.52% 26.65% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24534 26871 25626
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

VxWorks Salary Histogram in the UK

VxWorks
Top 15 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 1 July 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 +7 19 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South East +15 17 £40,000 +3.89% 2
West Sussex +6 9 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £37,500 -
Worthing - 5 £42,500 -
Crawley -1 3 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England +6 1 - - 3
South West -20 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Poole - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

VxWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (97.62%) C++
2 35 (83.33%) C
3 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 21 (50.00%) UML
5 19 (45.24%) OO
6 17 (40.48%) Windows
7 16 (38.10%) OOD
7 16 (38.10%) Embedded C
7 16 (38.10%) Degree
8 15 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
8 15 (35.71%) Embedded C++
8 15 (35.71%) XML
9 11 (26.19%) Validation
9 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
10 10 (23.81%) Mathematics
10 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
10 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
11 9 (21.43%) Firmware
11 9 (21.43%) Linux
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) Cyber Security
12 8 (19.05%) Nessus
12 8 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (19.05%) Nmap
12 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
12 8 (19.05%) Metasploit
12 8 (19.05%) Python
12 8 (19.05%) Assembly Language
12 8 (19.05%) Progress

VxWorks
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) Broadband
3 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) ASN.1
4 1 (2.38%) HSPA
4 1 (2.38%) LTE
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) LAN
4 1 (2.38%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.38%) UMTS
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
1 8 (19.05%) Metasploit
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.76%) VectorCAST
5 1 (2.38%) GCC
5 1 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.38%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.38%) C++Builder
General
1 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Military
4 2 (4.76%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 17 (40.48%) Senior Software Engineer
3 16 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (35.71%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (19.05%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) Analyst
5 8 (19.05%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Graduate
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) DirectX
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
2 10 (23.81%) Mathematics
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) Device Driver
5 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.76%) Physics
7 1 (2.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 21 (50.00%) UML
3 19 (45.24%) OO
4 16 (38.10%) OOD
5 11 (26.19%) Validation
6 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 9 (21.43%) Cyber Security
8 8 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (14.29%) SDLC
10 5 (11.90%) Computer Architecture
11 3 (7.14%) API Development
11 3 (7.14%) Coaching
11 3 (7.14%) Requirements Management
11 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
12 2 (4.76%) Signal Processing
13 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
13 1 (2.38%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C++
2 35 (83.33%) C
3 16 (38.10%) Embedded C
4 15 (35.71%) Embedded C++
5 9 (21.43%) Java
6 8 (19.05%) Assembly Language
6 8 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (9.52%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) VC++
8 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.38%) Ada
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) PhD
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Nessus
1 8 (19.05%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Progress
2 3 (7.14%) Wind River
3 2 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (2.38%) Borland
4 1 (2.38%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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