Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeRTOS
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1014 1124 1164
Rank change year-on-year +110 +40 +69
Permanent jobs citing FreeRTOS 41 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.039% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.17% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 39
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.72% +10.59%
10th Percentile £43,750 £34,375 £34,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +4.40% +7.06%

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 30,726 37,549 44,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 23.05% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,480 30,284 35,711
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% -

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 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 +66 41 £52,500 +7.69% 7
UK excluding London +45 27 £52,500 +10.53% 9
London +97 14 £52,500 +5.00%
South East +41 13 £52,500 -19.23%
South West +32 12 £52,500 -19.23% 5
Midlands +4 2 - - 2
East Midlands -10 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 37 (90.24%) C
2 28 (68.29%) Software Engineering
3 26 (63.41%) Firmware
4 25 (60.98%) C++
5 16 (39.02%) Electronics
5 16 (39.02%) Linux
5 16 (39.02%) Python
6 15 (36.59%) Degree
7 14 (34.15%) VxWorks
8 13 (31.71%) Ethernet
8 13 (31.71%) Embedded C
8 13 (31.71%) RS-485
9 12 (29.27%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (29.27%) JTAG
10 11 (26.83%) CAN bus
10 11 (26.83%) ANSI C
10 11 (26.83%) RS-232
10 11 (26.83%) QNX
10 11 (26.83%) Green Hills
11 10 (24.39%) Automotive
12 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
12 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
12 9 (21.95%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
15 5 (12.20%) ThreadX
15 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
15 5 (12.20%) Bluetooth
15 5 (12.20%) JIRA

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 4 (9.76%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Ethernet
1 13 (31.71%) RS-485
2 11 (26.83%) RS-232
3 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.20%) Bluetooth
4 5 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (9.76%) 3GPP
5 4 (9.76%) 802.11
5 4 (9.76%) 802.15
5 4 (9.76%) MQTT
5 4 (9.76%) NFC
5 4 (9.76%) ZigBee
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 2 (4.88%) Modbus
8 1 (2.44%) LTE
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
1 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) Maven
3 2 (4.88%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.44%) GCC
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (39.02%) Electronics
2 10 (24.39%) Automotive
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (60.98%) Software Engineer
3 24 (58.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Firmware Engineer
5 11 (26.83%) C Software Engineer
5 11 (26.83%) Embedded C Engineer
5 11 (26.83%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 9 (21.95%) Design Engineer
7 7 (17.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (14.63%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Junior
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Development Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Junior Embedded Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (26.83%) CAN bus
3 9 (21.95%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (9.76%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.88%) Robotics
6 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) VxWorks
3 5 (12.20%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) ThreadX
4 4 (9.76%) Windows
5 3 (7.32%) SafeRTOS
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Software Engineering
2 9 (21.95%) Project Planning
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 4 (9.76%) UML
4 4 (9.76%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) Device Driver Development
5 3 (7.32%) OO
5 3 (7.32%) OOP
6 2 (4.88%) Control Theory
6 2 (4.88%) Open Source
6 2 (4.88%) Open Source Development
6 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
6 2 (4.88%) Schematic Capture
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Architectural Design
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) C
2 25 (60.98%) C++
3 16 (39.02%) Python
4 13 (31.71%) Embedded C
5 11 (26.83%) ANSI C
6 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
7 4 (9.76%) C#
8 3 (7.32%) Assembly Language
8 3 (7.32%) Java
8 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) JTAG
2 3 (7.32%) DO-178B
2 3 (7.32%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Green Hills
1 11 (26.83%) QNX
2 4 (9.76%) Atlassian
3 3 (7.32%) Symbian
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft