Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeRTOS
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1037 1124 1183
Rank change year-on-year +87 +59 +69
Permanent jobs citing FreeRTOS 53 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.16% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 33
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +9.04% +17.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,625 £59,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.70% +25.33%

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 32,218 38,097 43,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.87% 22.99% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25,395 30,679 35,431
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% -

FreeRTOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FreeRTOS.

Salary trend for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FreeRTOS over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Top 11 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 16 September 2019. 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 +98 53 £52,500 +2.44% 20
UK excluding London +65 36 £50,000 -4.76% 20
London +97 17 £52,500 +77.97% 2
South West -2 16 £51,250 -2.38% 4
Midlands +34 13 £45,000 +16.13% 1
East Midlands +32 12 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England +81 3 - - 1
South East +36 3 £52,500 -19.23% 10
West Midlands +38 1 £47,500 +26.67%
North West +21 1 £30,000 - 2
North of England +13 1 £30,000 -36.84% 2

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 44 (83.02%) C
2 42 (79.25%) Firmware
3 40 (75.47%) Software Engineering
4 31 (58.49%) C++
5 23 (43.40%) RS-485
5 23 (43.40%) Embedded Systems
6 19 (35.85%) Linux
7 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
8 17 (32.08%) Ethernet
9 15 (28.30%) C#
10 14 (26.42%) VxWorks
10 14 (26.42%) Degree
10 14 (26.42%) JTAG
11 12 (22.64%) RS-232
11 12 (22.64%) Embedded C
11 12 (22.64%) Java
11 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (20.75%) Green Hills
12 11 (20.75%) QNX
12 11 (20.75%) Modbus
12 11 (20.75%) CAN bus
12 11 (20.75%) ANSI C
13 10 (18.87%) Electronics
14 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
14 9 (16.98%) Android
15 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
15 8 (15.09%) Python
15 8 (15.09%) Device Driver
16 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (13.21%) Bluetooth

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Azure
3 1 (1.89%) AWS IoT
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) RS-485
2 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
3 17 (32.08%) Ethernet
4 12 (22.64%) RS-232
5 11 (20.75%) Modbus
6 7 (13.21%) Bluetooth
6 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (11.32%) MQTT
8 5 (9.43%) ZigBee
9 3 (5.66%) Wireless
10 2 (3.77%) 3GPP
10 2 (3.77%) 802.11
10 2 (3.77%) 802.15
10 2 (3.77%) NFC
11 1 (1.89%) LTE
11 1 (1.89%) RFID
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) Robot Framework
3 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
3 6 (11.32%) Maven
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) CppUnit
6 1 (1.89%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.87%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Automotive
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (88.68%) Embedded Engineer
2 38 (71.70%) Software Engineer
3 36 (67.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) C Software Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Embedded C Engineer
4 11 (20.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (15.09%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Domain Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Smart Metering Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Spring
2 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) COM
3 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (20.75%) CAN bus
3 8 (15.09%) Device Driver
4 5 (9.43%) Robotics
5 3 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.89%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) VxWorks
3 9 (16.98%) Android
4 7 (13.21%) Windows
5 6 (11.32%) Apple iOS
6 5 (9.43%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.43%) Unix
7 2 (3.77%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (75.47%) Software Engineering
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
4 6 (11.32%) Control Theory
4 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
4 6 (11.32%) Prototyping
4 6 (11.32%) Schematic Capture
4 6 (11.32%) Validation
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Open Source
5 5 (9.43%) Open Source Development
5 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Device Driver Development
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (5.66%) OOP
7 3 (5.66%) Signal Processing
7 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) C
2 31 (58.49%) C++
3 15 (28.30%) C#
4 12 (22.64%) Embedded C
4 12 (22.64%) Java
5 11 (20.75%) ANSI C
6 8 (15.09%) Python
7 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) JTAG
2 1 (1.89%) MISRA
System Software
1 42 (79.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Green Hills
1 11 (20.75%) QNX
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.66%) Symbian
4 2 (3.77%) Atmel
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) Freescale