Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for VxWorks skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VxWorks over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wind River VxWorks
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 570 759 856
Rank change year-on-year +189 +97 +28
Permanent jobs citing VxWorks 12 32 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.033% 0.045% 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.19% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 6
Median annual salary £49,797 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £33,000 £43,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £52,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £49,797 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.41% +5.26% -5.00%

VxWorks is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,219 16,554 20,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.56% 23.47% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,679 13,340 16,183
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

VxWorks
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing VxWorks as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for VxWorks in the UK excluding London

VxWorks
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VxWorks in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for VxWorks in the UK excluding London

VxWorks
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VxWorks in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for VxWorks in the UK excluding London

VxWorks
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VxWorks within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +143 7 £49,797 +10.66%
West Midlands - 5 £47,500 - 1
Midlands - 5 £47,500 - 1
VxWorks
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT jobs citing VxWorks also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for VxWorks.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) C
3 7 (58.33%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) Robotics
3 7 (58.33%) Mechatronics
4 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
5 4 (33.33%) Sun
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) OOP
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) PhD
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Vision
5 4 (33.33%) Master's Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Control Theory
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
5 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (25.00%) Ada 95
6 3 (25.00%) Ada
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) UML
8 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project

VxWorks
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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:

Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Control Systems Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Ada Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Mechatronics
3 4 (33.33%) Coaching
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Vision
3 4 (33.33%) Control Theory
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (25.00%) Ada
4 3 (25.00%) Ada 95
4 3 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) Master's Degree
1 4 (33.33%) PhD
2 3 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sun