Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeRTOS
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 992 1151 1150
Rank change year-on-year +159 -1 +126
Permanent jobs citing FreeRTOS 106 55 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.14% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 52 45 22
UK median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £28,075 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £59,500 £48,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +21.43%

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 33,123 40,380 40,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.98% 23.51% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26,319 32,719 34,331
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for FreeRTOS in the UK

FreeRTOS
Top 12 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 21 May 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 +144 105 £45,000 -10.00% 3
UK excluding London +119 96 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Midlands +81 63 £44,500 +27.14%
East Midlands +84 62 £44,000 +25.71%
South West +7 14 £49,250 -6.19% 2
London +98 10 £35,000 +18.64%
South East - 10 £47,500 -
North of England - 5 £30,000 -
North West - 5 £30,000 -
East of England +86 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 95 (89.62%) Software Engineering
2 94 (88.68%) C
3 82 (77.36%) Firmware
3 82 (77.36%) C++
4 65 (61.32%) TCP/IP
5 63 (59.43%) Embedded Systems
6 62 (58.49%) Degree
6 62 (58.49%) C#
7 59 (55.66%) RS-485
8 58 (54.72%) Modbus
8 58 (54.72%) CAN bus
9 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (47.17%) Linux
11 45 (42.45%) Unit Testing
12 41 (38.68%) Device Driver
13 36 (33.96%) Robot Framework
14 33 (31.13%) Java
15 29 (27.36%) Visual Studio
15 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
15 29 (27.36%) Manufacturing
15 29 (27.36%) Spring
15 29 (27.36%) Maven
15 29 (27.36%) Cybersecurity
15 29 (27.36%) Time Management
15 29 (27.36%) Android
15 29 (27.36%) Apple iOS
15 29 (27.36%) Technical Leadership
16 22 (20.75%) Marketing
16 22 (20.75%) Scrum
17 21 (19.81%) COM

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) GitHub
2 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (61.32%) TCP/IP
2 59 (55.66%) RS-485
3 58 (54.72%) Modbus
4 17 (16.04%) Bluetooth
5 15 (14.15%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (13.21%) Ethernet
7 10 (9.43%) Wireless
8 8 (7.55%) MQTT
9 4 (3.77%) RFID
10 3 (2.83%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.94%) Internet
11 1 (0.94%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (33.96%) Robot Framework
2 29 (27.36%) Maven
2 29 (27.36%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.55%) CppUnit
3 8 (7.55%) Subversion
4 6 (5.66%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.83%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.94%) JIRA
7 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 29 (27.36%) Manufacturing
2 22 (20.75%) Marketing
3 15 (14.15%) Electronics
4 5 (4.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (81.13%) Software Engineer
2 72 (67.92%) Embedded Engineer
3 64 (60.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 29 (27.36%) Lead Software Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Electronics Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Domain Architect
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Smart Metering Architect
11 2 (1.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Firmware Engineer
11 2 (1.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) Spring
2 21 (19.81%) COM
3 4 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (1.89%) Yocto
5 1 (0.94%) REST
5 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (59.43%) Embedded Systems
2 58 (54.72%) CAN bus
3 41 (38.68%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.83%) Robotics
6 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (47.17%) Linux
2 29 (27.36%) Android
2 29 (27.36%) Apple iOS
3 12 (11.32%) Windows
4 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.83%) Unix
4 3 (2.83%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.94%) SafeRTOS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (89.62%) Software Engineering
2 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (42.45%) Unit Testing
4 29 (27.36%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (27.36%) Technical Leadership
4 29 (27.36%) Time Management
5 22 (20.75%) Scrum
6 14 (13.21%) Process Improvement
7 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.49%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.55%) Software Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.60%) Validation
10 6 (5.66%) Embedded Software Development
11 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.72%) Prototyping
11 5 (4.72%) Schematic Capture
12 4 (3.77%) Multithreaded Programming
12 4 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (2.83%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (88.68%) C
2 82 (77.36%) C++
3 62 (58.49%) C#
4 33 (31.13%) Java
5 18 (16.98%) Embedded C
6 5 (4.72%) Python
7 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.89%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.94%) Perl
9 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (58.49%) Degree
2 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) MISRA
2 3 (2.83%) JTAG
3 2 (1.89%) MISRA C
System Software
1 82 (77.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Atmel
3 4 (3.77%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.77%) EMC
3 4 (3.77%) Freescale