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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeRTOS
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1175 1016 768
Rank change year-on-year -159 -248 +294
Permanent jobs citing FreeRTOS 39 9 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.043% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 5
10th Percentile - £40,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £45,625 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £56,250 £59,375 £60,000
90th Percentile £60,750 £65,750 £66,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +7.32%

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 28,926 20,954 12,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.51% 18.06% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15,787 15,025 10,582
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £36,000 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.67%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +8.43%

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 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Top 7 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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -38 33 £52,500 - 15
England -131 33 £52,500 -4.55% 11
South East -15 27 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Work from Home -178 26 £52,500 -4.55% 9
North of England - 5 - -
North East - 5 - -
South West -36 1 £65,000 +18.18% 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 39 (100.00%) C
2 35 (89.74%) Python
3 33 (84.62%) Software Engineering
4 32 (82.05%) Linux
5 30 (76.92%) C++
5 30 (76.92%) Firmware
5 30 (76.92%) Computer Science
6 29 (74.36%) Embedded Firmware
7 28 (71.79%) Electronics
8 26 (66.67%) Agile
9 18 (46.15%) JIRA
10 15 (38.46%) Azure
10 15 (38.46%) Modbus
11 13 (33.33%) GCC
11 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 13 (33.33%) Confluence
11 13 (33.33%) Virtual Team
11 13 (33.33%) Data Management
11 13 (33.33%) Scrum
11 13 (33.33%) Siemens
11 13 (33.33%) Embedded C
12 12 (30.77%) Embedded C++
12 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (30.77%) ZigBee
12 12 (30.77%) Validation
13 11 (28.21%) Assembly Language
14 10 (25.64%) MFC
14 10 (25.64%) UML
14 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
14 10 (25.64%) VHDL

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 13 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Azure
2 5 (12.82%) AWS
2 5 (12.82%) AWS IoT
2 5 (12.82%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (12.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
2 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 5 (12.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) Modbus
2 12 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (30.77%) ZigBee
3 7 (17.95%) Bluetooth
3 7 (17.95%) Wireless
4 5 (12.82%) VoIP
4 5 (12.82%) Z-Wave
5 3 (7.69%) MQTT
6 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
6 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) JIRA
2 13 (33.33%) GCC
2 13 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
4 5 (12.82%) GitLab
4 5 (12.82%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (71.79%) Electronics
2 6 (15.38%) Social Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Law
3 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 22 (56.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 15 (38.46%) Firmware Engineer
4 13 (33.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 13 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (25.64%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (25.64%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
5 10 (25.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (25.64%) C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (25.64%) Electronics Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Junior
7 5 (12.82%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Embedded Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) MFC
2 5 (12.82%) Qt
2 5 (12.82%) SwiftUI
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Kafka
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 10 (25.64%) IoT
2 10 (25.64%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (25.64%) Verilog
2 10 (25.64%) VHDL
3 7 (17.95%) ARM Cortex
4 6 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (12.82%) Arduino
5 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
5 5 (12.82%) RISC-V
6 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Android
3 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) SafeRTOS
4 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 30 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 26 (66.67%) Agile
4 13 (33.33%) Data Management
4 13 (33.33%) Scrum
5 12 (30.77%) Validation
6 10 (25.64%) Data Privacy
6 10 (25.64%) UML
6 10 (25.64%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 6 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (12.82%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (12.82%) Multithreaded Programming
9 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
9 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Release Management
9 5 (12.82%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C
2 35 (89.74%) Python
3 30 (76.92%) C++
4 13 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 12 (30.77%) Embedded C++
6 11 (28.21%) Assembly Language
7 6 (15.38%) Go
8 5 (12.82%) Apple Swift
8 5 (12.82%) Kotlin
8 5 (12.82%) Lua
9 1 (2.56%) C#
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) IEC 62304
3 1 (2.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.56%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 30 (76.92%) Firmware
2 29 (74.36%) Embedded Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Siemens
2 2 (5.13%) QNX