Period
to 2 March 2021

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

FreeRTOS
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 809 1000 993
Rank change year-on-year +191 -7 +170
Permanent jobs citing FreeRTOS 8 31 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.026% 0.079%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.053% 0.12% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 47
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,300 £41,075 £26,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,625 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -10.00%

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

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15,003 26,692 34,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.90% 22.01% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12,185 21,678 28,353
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

FreeRTOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FreeRTOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FreeRTOS.

Salary trend for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FreeRTOS over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeRTOS within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 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
England +186 8 £60,000 +14.29% 14
UK excluding London +125 8 £60,000 +14.29% 17
North of England +59 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Work from Home - 4 £60,000 - 5
North West +57 3 £51,750 +15.00%
South East +114 2 £41,250 -21.43% 4
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 4
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, IT jobs citing FreeRTOS 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 with a requirement for FreeRTOS.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) Electronics
2 7 (87.50%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) Bluetooth
3 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 6 (75.00%) Firmware
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 4 (50.00%) C
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Smart Home
5 4 (50.00%) Yocto
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon Alexa
5 4 (50.00%) Conversational UI
5 4 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
5 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (50.00%) Docker
5 4 (50.00%) Google
5 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (25.00%) RFID
7 2 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (12.50%) Degree
8 1 (12.50%) Automotive
8 1 (12.50%) Subversion

FreeRTOS
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Bluetooth
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
3 2 (25.00%) RFID
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 7 (87.50%) Electronics
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) GUI Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Smart Home
2 2 (25.00%) Analogue Electronics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Conversational UI
2 4 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Firmware
2 4 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Google