Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

FreeRTOS
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 896 907 1011
Rank change year-on-year +11 +104 +131
Permanent jobs citing FreeRTOS 12 18 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.018% 0.076%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.070% 0.087% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 52
10th Percentile £41,750 £41,000 £28,075
25th Percentile £42,313 £48,750 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile " £59,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 17,245 20,618 33,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.05% 21.17% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,687 16,848 26,627
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,178
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.76% +5.45%

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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 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 +30 12 £56,250 +7.14% 12
UK excluding London +24 11 £55,000 +4.76% 13
North of England -6 4 £51,750 +15.00% 2
Work from Home - 4 £60,000 - 1
North West +21 3 £43,500 -3.33% 1
South West -22 3 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +32 2 £46,250 -11.90% 2
London - 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (75.00%) C++
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) C
3 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 8 (66.67%) Electronics
4 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (58.33%) Firmware
5 6 (50.00%) Bluetooth
6 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Google
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
7 4 (33.33%) Wireless
7 4 (33.33%) Smart Home
7 4 (33.33%) Yocto
7 4 (33.33%) Docker
7 4 (33.33%) Amazon Alexa
7 4 (33.33%) Conversational UI
7 4 (33.33%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (25.00%) SafeRTOS
8 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) IEC 61508
8 3 (25.00%) DO-178B
9 2 (16.67%) Aerospace

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 (33.33%) Amazon Alexa
2 1 (8.33%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (50.00%) Bluetooth
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) RFID
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 8 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Principal Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) GUI Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (33.33%) Smart Home
3 2 (16.67%) Analogue Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (25.00%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Conversational UI
2 4 (33.33%) Product Roadmap
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
2 8 (66.67%) C
2 8 (66.67%) Embedded C++
3 4 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (25.00%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Firmware
2 4 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Google